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Influential American Colonists - Instructional Slide Deck

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide | 1 page | Grades: 4 - 6

Discover the beliefs and accomplishments of five famous American colonists with an interactive instructional slide deck.

Important People in History – Colonial Americans

George Washington, John Adams, and Paul Revere weren’t the only famous folks in Colonial America! There were loads of influential and significant people during the time, some of which you may not be familiar with. We’re here to help you teach your students about me of the most famous American colonists you’ll find in your curriculum standards.

Let’s Learn About Important Colonial People

We know you’re on the hunt for resources that take this complex subject and break it down so that it is accessible to younger learners. We’ve created a series of resources to help you write those Colonial America lesson plans.

This resource is an interactive teaching slide deck for you to use to provide your students with the direct instruction they need to learn the following

  • Who was William Bradford, and what did he accomplish?
  • Who was William Penn, and what did he accomplish?
  • Who was Anne Hutchinson? What was Anne Hutchinson famous for?
  • How did John Smith contribute to the founding of the colonies?
  • Who was John Wise, and what were his accomplishments?
  • What was Roger Williams famous for?

Using interactive instructional slides helps students engage with the material and solidify their understanding. Using this slide deck about important colonists, students can master curriculum standards and retain information meaningfully.

Use the download button to download the Google Slides file.

This resource was created by Katy Blevins,  a teacher in Georgia and Teach Starter Collaborator.


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