13 Colonies Web Quest

Founding the American Colonies
Clickable Map of the 13 Colonies

  1. Description of why these colonies were founded. Social Studies for Kids
  2. List three geographical characteristics of each colony. Geography of the 50 States, Regions of the 13 Colonies
  3. Information about religion in the development of the colonies
  4. How did the colonists deal with illnesses? Apothecary

Once the Information Sheet has been completed, think about the similarities and differences discovered among the regions. Create a Venn Diagram showing the similarities and differences of the three regions.

Develop a pictorial Timeline for Colonial America. American History Timeline

Evaluation -

You will have a better understanding of how the 13 original colonies were founder after completing this WebQuest. You will have learned about the three regions, religion, slavery and how to work collaboratively with a partner.