This is a unit for grades 4th-5th
that clearly describes the lives of children of the European settlers.
unit will then proceed to describe early homes, home care, clothing,
education, food, and recreation. An overview of a typical child of
Standard: Determines the literal and figurative meaning of words.
||You Lived in Williansburg in
|More that two hundred years ago,
two thousand people lived in the town of Williamsburg, Virginia.
If you lived back then, what would your house look like and how
would life be in those days?
This book tells you what it was like to grow up in colonial days, before there was a United States of America.
An American Girl
the horse Felicity loves, is in trouble. Felicity must figure out
a way to help her before it is too late!
June Behrens and Pauline Brower
colonial Americans lived very different lives from ours today.
They grew their own food and they built their own homes. They
made their living from the land. On Colonial Farm we see how it
was two centuries ago, just before the American Revolution........
Clothing of the 1800s
David Schimpky and Bobbie Kalman
probably have a closet filled with different outfits. Most of the
children who lived during colonial times had only two outfits. One was
worn during the week; the other was saved for Sundays and special
occasions. See how clothes differed from then to now.
up in Colonial America
Allen P. Clark
Mason, a six year old living in colonial times, was thinking of leaving
home. If he left home, he would miss his father, mother,
brothers, sisters, and even the animals. But leaving would be a
little drastic, so just writting in his horn book of his dreams and
adventures will have to do.
Clothing in Colinial Days
|1. How many colonies made up
America before the United States
a. Colonial America consisted of 75 colonies.
b. Colonial America consisted of 13 colonies.
c. Colonial America consisted of 14 colonies.
d. Colonial America consisted of 20 colonies.
|2. Compare and contrast how a room in a colonialhome differs from a room in a modern home.|
|3. What kind of clothes did
women and girls wear during colonial times?
a. Breeches , Pantaloons, and Knickerbockers.
b. Shift, Stay, and Petticoat.
c.Trousers and Waistcoat.
d. Highland suit, Sailor suit, or a Fuantleroy suit.
|4. How were the clothes of the
poor people different from the rich people?
Where is Jamestown located?
b. North America
c. South America
|6. What were some of the problems that may have occurred when settling the colony|
|7. Which item is not
included in a
a. farming and food
d. grocery market
|8. Describe two details of
What was a horn book?
a. A book that contained recipes
b. A book that contained the pieces of paper with the alpahbet, lord's prayer, and symbols.
c. A book that conatined colorful pictures.
d. A book that contained different descriptions of horns.
|10. Discuss interesting facts that you found out about your topic of choice.|