World History – Middle Ages to American Revolution

Carolinas & Colonial Life

Let’s learn about North & South Carolina as well as life in the coastal colonies!



  • p. 5-20 about Life in a New Land and Farms and Cities in Colonial Life
  • p. 38-39 about North & South Carolina in The New Americans
  • p. 104-125 in Colonial Living (explore info and read as students show interest)

Internet Exploration:

CLICK HERE to explore a cute little website about North Carolina colony.  This might inspire your students to create an informational website!



Have your student write a short narration.

Thirteen Colonies Geography & Memorization:

Color in the colonies of North Carolina and South Carolina on a blank map of the Thirteen Colonies.  Review the colonies you have already colored from previous lessons.

Independent Readings:

Check your library for books about this lesson’s topic.

Want More?

Colonial Kids by Laurie Carlson has lots of activities and tidbits of information about colonial life.  You will find crafts as well as games.

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