Colonial Craftsmen: Reading Passages and Bingo, Part 1
BINGO is a fun way to review new concepts and vocabulary words. The words in this BINGO set relate to the topic of Colonial Tradesmen and Craftsmen including Gunsmith, Apothecaries, Printers, Tailors, Tanners and Wigmakers. This product makes the perfect review for the nine pages of informational text that are included in this product. The passages can also be used for CLOSE READING, using any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).

This product includes:
9 One-Page Passages of Informational Text
36 Unique Bingo Cards (18 pages with two cards per sheet)
The Caller’s Tracking Sheet
24 Calling Cards Containing Words and Clues

Informational Text
There are nine 1-page passages of informational text about the Subject Colonial Tradesmen and Craftsmen.

 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

Although all cards contain the same 24 words, the order on each card is unique. Each student will find every word on their card. Of course, this means “blackout” is not a good option – although my students sometimes insisted on playing all the way through and singing out “BINGO” in unison at the end!

This product is great for a large group, class or co-op.! It can be played in the traditional way where the instructor randomly chooses one of the cards and calls out the word. Or, to play as a review game, the instructor can read the clue that appears on the card below the BINGO word.

Words that are included:
Apothecary; Apprentice; Artisan; Beater and Pressman; Bloodletting; Composing Stick; Currier; Forge; Freedom Dues; Gentry; Guild; Gunsmith; Mantua Maker; Midwife; Milliner; Pauper Apprentice; Perukes; Printer; Seamstress; Sumptuary Laws; Tailor; Tanner; Tannin; Wigmaker


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Created: May 18, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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