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: Why is Bacon’s Rebellion considered to be a turning point in American history?
- Individual Learning: Create Trading Cards for John Winthrop, Roger Williams, and Anne Hutchinson.
- Guided Instruction: The New England Colonies
- Reflection Question: How did religion influence life in the New England colonies?
Homework: The New England Colonies Reading
Tentative Test Date: September 15