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Teaching Resources for Your Classroom

Colonial Williamsburg offers a variety of quality instructional materials to help you teach students about life in early America, including the following:

Maria's Story: 1773
Maria's Story: 1773

When Maria Rind's father dies, her mother is forced to continue his work writing and publishing the Virginia Gazette newspaper. That leaves Maria to look after her three brothers, a task she does not enjoy. Grades 4-6, 167 pages. $9.95. To order, call 1-800-761-8331.



Teacher Guide for the Young Americans Series Books
Teacher Guide for the Young Americans Series Books

This guide was written by teahcers, for teachers. Full-fledged lesson plans, quick-and-easy one-page activities, teacher resources, and an extensive glossary. Activities meet Standards of Learning in Language Arts, Social Studies, even Arts Education. The Young Americans novels are a valuable and popular addition to any classroom! Grades 4-6, 227 pages. $34.95. To order, call 1-800-761-8331.




Earning a Living as a Tradesperson in Colonial AmericaEarning a Living as a Tradesperson in Colonial America

Earning a Living as a Tradesperson in Colonial America The goods and services produced by skilled trades people were invaluable to early American communities. This unit uses primary sources—the Virginia Gazette newspaper, shop signs, biographies, and more—to discover the life and work of these people. This is an in-depth look at early American trades and economy. Grades 4-8, 143 pages. $34.95. To order, call 1-800-761-8331.


Teaching Literacy Through HistoryTeaching Literacy Through History

Teaching Literacy Through History Use primary documents to help your students become independent readers with critical minds attuned to evaluating their sources. These materials with associated writing activities provide strategies and tools to help your students become independent nonfiction readers. Grades 4-8, 108 pages. $34.95. To order, call 1-800-761-8331.



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