Colonial America

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Colonial America Geography Scavenger Hunt

This Colonial America activity for elementary and middle school students is perfect for helping your students learn interesting facts about the geography and history of colonial America. This activity can be assigned as individual or group work and is a perfect extension activity, early finisher project, or supplement to a unit on geography, map skills,…  learn more

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Pilgrim Unit (7 lessons)

This unit will lead students towards an understanding of the Pilgrims and native people who inhabited the area of present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts in the 1620's. The main texts are children's books and other reference materials.  learn more

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TeachersFirst's Resources Related to Colonial America

Bring Colonial America to your class with the reviewed resources shared in this section. The colonial history of the United States covers the period of time from 1607 to 1776, when the thirteen colonies joined together to declare their independence. Therefore, the term Colonial America also refers to the thirteen colonies located on what is…  learn more

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The 13 Colonies

The 13 colonies founded along the Eastern seaboard in the 17th and 18th centuries weren't the first colonial outposts on the American continent, but they were the ones where colonists eventually pushed back against British rule and designed their own version of government to form the United States. These 13 original colonies (New Hampshire, Massachusetts,…  learn more