CONSIDER the following objectives:

1.Locate the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies on a map.
(National Geography Standard 3 p. 148)

2.Describe the daily life of people living in the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies. (National Geography Standards 14 and 15; pp. 171 and 173)

3.Describe colonial life in America from the perspectives of at least three different groups of people (e.g., wealthy landowners, farmers, merchants, indentured servants, laborers and the poor, women, enslaved people, free Africans, and American Indians). (National Geography Standard 6, p. 154)

4.Describe the development of the emerging labor force in the colonies (e.g., cash crop farming, slavery, indentured servants). (E)

5.Make generalizations about the reasons for regional differences in colonial America.
(National Geography Standard 6, p. 154)

Work with your group to write questions that will help you understand the objectives.

  • What questions would you ask to insure you have learned the objective?
  • What steps will you take to answer your questions?
  • How will you demonstrate you have learned ?

What does your group plan to do to show your knowledge of this information?

How will each group member prove they know each one of the objectives?

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