Exploration and Colonization Unit
8th Grade US History


The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) from this unit are:
  • Understanding points of view and bias
  • Making inferences and drawing conclusions from informational texts
  • Understanding the political, economic, social, and religious reasons behind the establishment of the 13 colonies.


"Pack a Bag, I'm out of Here!" Assessment
Chart Over the British Colonies

Video Tutorials about the Time Period


Research

Colony Biographical Data & Research






Showing What you Know: Creating a Product

Cool Tools for School - This website has a ton of ideas on how you can "spruce" up your project

Thinglink - Make your images interactive by adding vidoes, websites, photo galleries, or presentations.










































 

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