History 8-1, Assignment Five, Changing Colonial Views




Assignment Five
Changing Colonial Views

Deadline, 4/11, 80 points

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How were the colonists in the Americas developing changing world views?

How do their view compare and contrast with modern views?

Colonial life



During the colonization period, Americans began to develop views of their lives and their place in the world. They expressed their views in a variety of ways. For this lesson we are going to look at some of what they told us about their world and compare it with our own.


Students will identify and describe three primary and one summary source about life in colonial America.

They will then share their findings with other class members.

Essential questions

How were the colonists in America developing changing world views?

Special instructions

Follow the in-class prompts or view the PowerPoint file linked to this page.

Complete and submit the assignment sheet.



Printed files

Click here to view a printed copy of the assignment.

Online files

Click here to view a copy of the pirmary sources we used for this document.

Click here to view the Power Point file we used for the group instructions.

Click here to view the Power Point about growing colonial resistance.
Click here for the notes to the above PowerPoint.