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Why were the American colonies founded? It's a great history lesson to go through with your kids, and this web-quest will get them going.
Also a great homework activity for students to practice the characteristics of the colonies.
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The 13 Colonies! US History Interactive Notebook Series teaching resource --- could take this idea and turn it into an interactive bulletin board for class