Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.
I can trace the history of the New England colonies, and I can describe the religious institutions that emerged as a result.
Critical Vocabulary: Pilgrims, Plymouth Bay, Mayflower Compact, William Bradford, Squanto, Massachusetts Bay Company,
John Winthrop, “A Model of Christian Charity,” Harvard College, Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, Thomas Hooker, Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, Pequot War, King Philip, King Philip’s War
- Background Question: How did religion influence life in the New England colonies?
- Guided Instruction: The New England Colonies; The Middle Colonies
- Reflection Question: What do Bacon’s Rebellion and King Philip’s War have in common?
Homework: The New England Colonies Reading
Tentative Test Date: September 15