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Virginia - Craig A. Doherty; Katherine M. Doherty
Call Number: 974.6 DOH
ISBN: 0816054169
Publication Date: 2005-04-01

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Jamestown 1607 - Michael L. Cooper
Call Number: 973.21 COO
ISBN: 9780823419487
Publication Date: 2007-03-01

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John Smith - Tim McNeese
ISBN: 9781604137422
Publication Date: 2010-11-01

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The Mayflower Papers - William Bradford; Mary Rowlandson; Benjamin Church; Nathaniel Philbrick (Contribution by); Thomas Philbrick (Contribution by)
Call Number: 974.02 BRA
ISBN: 9780143104988
Publication Date: 2007-04-24

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New Hampshire - Craig A. Doherty; Katherine M. Doherty
Call Number: 974.6 DOH
ISBN: 0816054118
Publication Date: 2005-02-01

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New York - Craig A. Doherty; Katherine M. Doherty
Call Number: 974.6 DOH
ISBN: 081605410X
Publication Date: 2005-02-01

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Massachusetts - Roberta Wiener; James R. Arnold; Wiener
Call Number: 974.402 WIE
ISBN: 1410903052
Publication Date: 2004-01-01

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Massachusetts - Craig A. Doherty; Katherine M. Doherty
Call Number: 974.6 DOH
ISBN: 081605407X
Publication Date: 2005-02-01

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Maryland - Craig A. Doherty; Katherine M. Doherty
Call Number: 974.6 DOH
ISBN: 0816054185
Publication Date: 2005-08-01

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Connecticut - Craig A. Doherty; Katherine M. Doherty
Call Number: 974.6 DOH
ISBN: 0816054177
Publication Date: 2005-08-01

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Connecticut - Christina M. Girod
Call Number: 974.6 THI
ISBN: 1560068922
Publication Date: 2001-07-01

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New Jersey - Craig A. Doherty; Katherine M. Doherty
Call Number: 974.6 DOH
ISBN: 0816054088
Publication Date: 2005-02-01

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North Carolina - Craig A. Doherty; Katherine M. Doherty
Call Number: 974.6 DOH
ISBN: 0816054126
Publication Date: 2005-03-01

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South Carolina - Craig A. Doherty; Katherine M. Doherty
Call Number: 974.6 DOH
ISBN: 0816054096
Publication Date: 2005-02-01

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Pennsylvania - Craig A. Doherty; Katherine M. Doherty
Call Number: 974.6 DOH
ISBN: 0816054134
Publication Date: 2005-03-01

 

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Virtual Field Trip Project

In groups of three, you will create one PowerPoint presentation promoting your colony for a fictional class field trip.  Your PowerPoint will be at least 7 slides long.  The breakdown is as follows:

Presentation:

1.       Title Page with photo (tourism/modern)

2.       Founding (who, why, when, from where)

3.       Primary Colonial economy

4.       Founder or Important Person if no single founder

5.       Historic Site to visit (National Park, monument, museum exhibit, colonial home/farm, etc.)

6.       Historic Site to visit

7.       Fun Activity  (amusement park, zoo, other museum, parks, non-colonial tourist attraction)

There will be in class research time and a Pathfinder available for you.  Try and create something that will persuade people to choose your colony!

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