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
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
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,
Earning 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 sourcesthe Virginia Gazette
newspaper, shop signs, biographies, and moreto 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 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.