US History

Colonial Development – Day 4

Thursday, August 14th, 2008



1)    Critical Thinking: Why would the settlers of the Plymouth colony be more likely to prosper and survive than the settlers of the Jamestown colony?

2)    Jigsaw Learning: The Early Colonial History of Virginia

Content: African Laborers, Conflict with the Powhatan, Headright System, & Bacon’s Rebellion

                                                 i.            Expert groups create 3 – 5 sentence summary of the Topic (Who, How, Why)

                                               ii.            Experts share their Information with their “End” Group

                                            iii.            House of Burgesses vs. New England Town Hall meetings

3)    Power Point: Colonial Development slides # 9 - 11

4)    Class Reading: The Middle Colonies

5)    Define: mercantilism (p. 66), balance of trade (p. 66) , & salutary neglect (p. 69)

6)    Guided Reading: The Navigation Acts (p. 68)

a.     Why were the Navigation Acts created by Parliament?

b.    Record the guidelines or rules of the navigation acts

7)    Chapter 1 & 2 Vocabulary due Friday & Chapter 1 – 2 Test on Tuesday


Georgia Performance Standards:

TSWBAT trace the ways that the economy and society of British North America developed