Grade 8: Colonial Life
Aligns to the TEKS Resource System, Unit 2, Colonial America - Life in a New Land 1587-1763
With these resources, students will examine and analyze the reasons for the European and British exploration and colonization of North America. Students will address how colonial development was impacted by the physical geography, religious and societal cultures, and the establishment of governments in the colonies.
Each set includes the following instructional materials:
- Instructional Guide: Provides teachers guidance of how they may use the resources included in each text set.
- Graphic Cards: Supplements the books for students to explore the vocabulary, essential questions, and TEKS more deeply.
- Task Cards: Present questions or statements aligned to the ELAR TEKS for students to respond to the reading they have completed.
- Primary Source: Encourage students to seek better understanding through research.