Colonial American Careers: Craftsmen and Tradesmen, Volume 1
Colonial American Careers: Tradesmen and Craftsmen, Part 1
NEW FOR 2017! This product contains 9 one-page reading passages** covering Apprenticeships and six Colonial Tradesmen: Gunsmiths, Printers, Apothecaries, Wigmakers, Tailors, and Tanners, This product is perfect for SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops! The reading passages are great for CLOSE READING with any non-fiction graphic organizer (two included).

THIS LESSON INCLUDES READING PASSAGES, ACTIVITIES, REVIEW GAME, WORKSHEET AND TEACHER’S KEY.

Colonial Tradesmen and Craftsmen were the backbone of the American Colonies. Craftsmen were responsible for growing the colonies by building structures, making tools, crafting furniture, and creating goods and products that made everyday life possible.

READING PASSAGES:
9 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:

 Colonial Tradesmen and Craftsmen
 Apprenticeships in Colonial America
 Other Apprentices (Paupers and Females)
 Colonial Gunsmiths
 Colonial Apothecaries and Midwives
 Colonial Wigmakers
 Colonial Printers
 Colonial Tailors, Mantua-Makers and Milliners
 Colonial Tanners

ACTIVITIES:
This product includes the following classroom activities:

 Complete Job Application
 Review Worksheet
 Trading Cards (Name that Craftsman! AND Four Facts and a Lie)
 Research Other Colonial Tradesmen
 Write a Letter Home!
 Review Game: Bingo Words and Clues
 Coloring Pages
 Be an Apothecary - Interpret Colonial Cures and Treatments!
 Match Game
 Mind Your Ps and Qs
 Sew a Button!

 Be a Printer! - Create a Newspaper!
 Graphic Organizers
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Created: May 18, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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