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The 13 Colonies Teaching Resources

Bring the Thirteen Colonies and early American history to life in your social studies classroom with primary sources, maps, worksheets, and everything else you need to teach about life in the original 13 colonies. In this teacher-created collection, you'll printable 13 colonies maps, reading and writing worksheets, workbooks about the country's founding fathers, Revolutionary War activities, and more teaching resources by teachers for teachers.

How to Teach About the 13 Colonies

Introduce students to the growth of a nation, develop student map skills, explore the lives of the country's Native peoples and the nation's first visitors, and explore how a government is formed and a country is built. This collection of the original 13 colonies' teaching resources covers:

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