Living in New England’s Colonies
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What was life like in 18th century Rhode Island?
At Arnold House or Your Site
This hands-on, multidisciplinary school program allows students an in-depth exploration of early New England history through the lives and stories of the men, women, and children of the period.
This is a modular program that can be tailored to best fit the needs of each classroom. Critical thinking skills and work with original materials are important components of each module.
Module options include:
17th and 18th Century New England – An Overview
What is It?
Available weekdays, year-round, grades 1 – 7. Limit 75 students.
Length: 2.5 hours (Includes 3 modules.)
Cost: $8 per student for 3 modules. Minimum $150.
Contact us for more information.
Type of Program: Field Trips, Programs to Go, Summer Programs, After School, Scouts
Related Topics: Colonial Life, Family
Alignment to GSEs
- HP 1-1, 2 (K-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8) History is an account of human activities that is interpretive in nature.
- HP 2-1, 2, 3 (K-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8) History is a chronicle of human activities, diverse people, and the
societies they form.
- HP 3-1, 2 (K-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8) The study of history helps us understand the present and shape the
- HP 4-1, 2 (K-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8) Historical events and human/natural phenomena impact and are
influenced by ideas and beliefs.
- HP 5-1, 2, 3 (K-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8) Human societies and cultures develop and change in response to
human needs and wants.
- G 3-1, 2, 3 (K-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8) Human systems, and human movement affect and are affected by
distribution of population and resources, relationships (cooperation and conflict), and culture.
- E 2- 1,2 (K-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8) Producers and consumers locally, nationally, and internationally engage in
the exchange of goods and services.
- C&G 2 (5-6; 7-8) The Constitution of the United States establishes a government of limited powers that
are shared among different levels and branches.
- C&G 3 (5-6; 7-8) In a democratic society all people have certain rights and responsibilities.
- C&G 4-1, 3, 4 (5-6; 7-8) People engage in political processes in a variety of ways.
Common Core Support
- ELA: K-5; Speaking and listening; Writing Standards, Language Standards
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