1 Hook: reading a book on the 13 colonies.
Hook: Read a book that is age appropriate and ask questions as we go along. And after the book sing the School House Rock song.
2 guided practice
have students individual or in groups present on a colony to the class
3 Independent Practice
Have questions based off of handouts and other helpful tools for the students
4 Wrap up
Have the students write a essay about what they have learned about the 13 colonies. Also have them to create their own colonies, with laws, and other customs.