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Assumed Colonial Identity Project

Colonial Project Student Web Pages

  On this page, we will be placing the biography web pages of our students' Assumed 18th Century Characters.  After studying the Colonial period of American History, our students chose a charachter who really lived in or visited Williamsburg in the 1770's.

  The students then did research, including obtaining copies of Primary Sources about their character from www.history.org and from the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute's 2001 Participant CD-Rom.  Based on that, they created a fictionalized biography of their "Assumed Identity".    The web pages, a few samples of which are linked below, are grouped based on the social class of the character.

  The web page for each character includes the following elements-

Main Project Page with Guideline and Rubric Links
Outline of this unit as presented to the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute
Teacher-made Templates for Student Web Page


 Rubric for Web Site
 
 

Meet our Assumed IdentitiesWeb Pages

Gentry Class
Middling Class
The Working Poor
Enslaved Africans
George Washington
George Wythe
Lady Susanah Randolph
Betty Randolph
Peter Pelham
John Anderson
Gabby Burwell

Credits

CD-Rom Resources
Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2001
Microsoft Encarta Africana 2000
Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute 2001
World Book Millenium Edition
Groliers Encycopedia 1999

Web Site Resources
 
www.history.org Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
www.loc.gov Library of Congress
www.infoplease.com Infoplease on line encyclopedia & almanac
www.school.discovery.com Many great links on many topics
www.sjquiltmuseum.org San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
www.animfactory.com Animation Factory Graphics and Templates

See Our Students' Individual e-Portfolios at www.sjteach.org/eportfolios.html

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