Middle and Southern Colonies Travel Brochure

Your group of newspaper reporters is returning to the Early Colonial Period of America. They are interested in sending others as tourists. Your editors have assigned your group to prepare a travel brochure that touts the attractions of one of the following colonies:

New York                                                         Maryland

New Jersey                                                       Virginia    

Pennsylvania                                                    The Carolinas

Delaware                                                           Georgia

Homework:

 

  1. Prepare a travel brochure about your colony that addresses each of the following areas:
  1. Choose two relevant vocabulary words to introduce to tourists to your colony. Include these in your travel brochure.
  1. Sell your brochure to your classmates in a question and answer format.

 

 

Group Name: _________________________________

Middle and Southern Colonies Rubric

Content & Quality Criteria

Possible Points

Teacher Score Earned

Team Score

Average

Name of Colony is clearly identified.

5

     
Leaders of colony are identified

10

     
Governing bodies are identified.

5

     
How were the leaders appointed/ elected is explained.

5

     
Who had the right to vote?

5

     
Date colony settled or founded?

5

     
Reasons for establishment of colony are clearly identified.

10

     
Nationalities/ ethnic or religious groups that settled the colony are identified.

10

     
Basis of economy and its exports are identified.

10

     
Unique geographic and topographic attractions are identified.

5

     
Two vocabulary words are clearly defined.

10

     
Innovations / inventions described.

5

     
Neat/ Correct Spelling/ Creative

10

     
Information is accurate

5

     
Total Points

100

     

INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION SCORING: (0,1,2,3 Pts each)

Name of group members:        
Speaks loudly, clearly and to audience        
Plays an equal role        
Demonstrates knowledge of material        
Appears well rehearsed        
Uses display in presentation        
Fields questions well        
INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION GRADE: Possible Pts: ( 18 ) X 2        
GROUP PRESENTATION GRADE

Possible Pts: ( 100 )

       
TOTAL GRADE:

Possible Pts: ( 136 )

       
Percent Grade: