Colonial America – 5Th Grade
By: Alem Roberts-Blansett

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Table of Contents
1. Rationale
2. Standards
3. Goals and Objectives
4. Daily Schedule
5. Student Learning Styles, Special Needs, ELL and GATE (Just Good Teaching)
6. Thinking Map (Standards to be addresses during lesson)

7. Initiating Activity
a. Day 1: Students will watch a video about Colonial America.

8. Sustaining Activities
a. Day 2: I will place students into 3 groups of 8 – Middle Colonies, New England Colonies and Southern Colonies.
b. Day 3: Students will make a Colonial America lap book
c. Day 4: I will set up 4 different centers.
d. Day 5. Each colonial group will write a newspaper.
e. Day 6: The class will learn the Virginia Reel

9. Culminating Activities
a. Day 7. Colonial Day Celebration!!!!

10. Day 8: Begin reading The Riddle of Penncroft Farm by Dorothea Jensen.
11. Technology Resources
12. Resources/Bibliography
13. Resource Box


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(Performance of the Virgina Reel)

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