Time Travelers: Colonial Life
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Our American history studies are designed to create a hands-on learning experience that drives the lessons home in a fun way! Our second in the series, Colonial Life, contains 25 lessons that can spread across 5-10 weeks, covering: America's Colonies Begin, The Colonial Home, Clothing, Food, Family Life, School, Faith in the Colonies, Villages & Cities, Health & Medicine, Artisans, Crime & Punishment, Plantations & Slavery, Pleasures & Pastimes, and Holidays!
See below for details, photos, and step-by-step tutorial!
• Suggested grades: 3-8
• Mac & PC Compatible
• ISBN: 9780972026581
• All Text, Masters, Directions, Photos, and Resource Lists Provided (Supplies Not Included)
- Creative Writing
- Factfile Cards
- Penmanship Pages
- Colonial Recipes
- File Folder Games
- Notebooking Activities
- Notebook Timeline
- Science Experiments
- Three-dimensional Projects such as a Rope Bed with Straw Tick, Colonial Home Dioramas, and so much more!
- Authentic Colonial Crafts such as Reverse Painting, Weaving, a Cross-Stitch Sampler, Punch Tin, Stenciling, Quilling, a Pine Needle Pillow, and Silhouette Art, to name a few!
- 10 Lap Book Projects, including pop-ups, layered books, etc.
- And a final "Colonial Spree" to bring the unit to a close!
The study includes each lesson's text pages, project pages (direction pages), and a wide variety of masters for projects! Photos and drawings help illustrate the directions for completing the 50 activities. Choose the projects that work best for your family! Five "Project Days" are built into the schedule to help allow for extra time to complete outstanding projects.
Also included are teacher helps, resource lists, teacher keys, and a "Guide-at-a-Glance." This one-page guide will allow the teacher to see the whole schedule of upcoming topics and projects on one page. Tastefully laid out for inclusion in your three-ring binder, this unit study will give both the teacher and students a thorough, exciting adventure into the past!
- Included is a notebook cover made to slip into the clear cover of your 3-ring binder. The art is provided both in color and in black and white for the student to color in.
- The teacher's binder will house the reading text, project direction pages, the "Guide-at-a-Glance," teacher keys, and any of the other teacher helps.
- The student will accumulate many notebook items specific to each lesson. Included are activities such as a hornbook, map of the colonies, Apothecary Shoppe, rope bed with a straw tick and woven blanket, Nine Men's Morris (game), Digging up the Past, various colonial art projects, dye chart, city postcards, and more!
- I cannot adequately express my excitement over your new Time Travelers History line! It is exactly what I am looking for in terms of hands-on projects, without much of the things I'll never use in a typical unit study....We had planned to cover the Ancients next year, but now I may want to reconsider!Thank for you offering such consistently exceptional materials! You products fill a much-needed void. - Sabrina Pearce
- I grew up in Pennsylvania. When I was around 8 years old, my parents bought a used VW pop-up camper. It was orange. During the few years we had that little camper, we took a handful of memorable family camping trips. Among them were visits to Jamestown and Colonial Williamsburg... -Nancy Casari Dayton, The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, LLC, June 2007
- "Colonial Life" by "Homeschool in the Woods" is a must-have addition to your history curriculum. I am amazed at the wealth of information that is packed into this short unit study. Cited for grades 3-8 this unit study will bring the colonial era to life for your whole family... -Hearts at Home Mom Bridgette Taylor
- History Study Time Travelers is a hands-on approach for learning history (U.S. history only at this time) for students in approximately grades 3 through 8. ... - Cathy Duffy
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