Lesson Plan

The New England Colonies: Economy

Use this lesson to teach your students how people survived in the New England colonies when they were first created.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify and describe the activities that led to economic success in the New England colonies.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Ask your students to name the New England colonies.
  • Have students brainstorm some factors that might have contributed to the economic success in the New England colonies.
  • Record your students' responses on the board or on chart paper.