Compare and contrast the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies with a Venn diagram graphic organizer.
Comparing the Thirteen Colonies with Venn Diagrams
This resource was created to accompany our American Colonies Instructional Slide Decks. It follows the pacing therein and provides students with places to compare and contrast the different characteristics of each group of the original 13 colonies.
This activity asks students to complete a triple Venn Diagram showing the similarities and differences between the different colonies. They will write statements or bulleted lists comparing the geography, climate, housing, education, and agriculture associated with the colonies.
Teach a 13 Colonies Unit!
This resource and accompanying slide decks, passages, and graphic organizers are all you need to teach an entire unit on the thirteen colonies.
Grab these accompanying resources to complete your 13 colony lesson plans!
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your American History lessons.
If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts:
🆘 Support Struggling Students
Help students who need help understanding the concepts by
- Provide students with sentence stems or frames to guide them through note-taking.
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