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Teaching Resources for Your Classroom

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Colonial Williamsburg offers a variety of quality materials to assist you in teaching eighteenth-century life, including:

Maria's StoryMARIA'S STORY: 1773
A Colonial Williamsburg Young Americans Series Book

When Maria Rind's father dies, her mother is forced to continue his work writing and publishing the Virginia Gazette newspaper. That leaves Maria to look after her three brothers, a task she does not enjoy.

Grades 4-6, $9.95.

To order, call 1-800-761-8331 or email

"Archaeology: Revealing Our History" videoANN'S STORY: 1747
A Colonial Williamsburg Young Americans Series Book

Nine-year-old Ann needs to start behaving like a proper young lady, learning to knit, cook, and manage a household; but she would rather assist her father, Dr. McKenzie, with his patients.

Grades 4-6, $9.95.

To order, call 1-800-761-8331 or email

Earning a Living as a Tradesperson in Colonial AmericaEARNING A LIVING AS A TRADESPERSON IN COLONIAL AMERICA
Lesson Unit

The goods and services produced by skilled trades people were invaluable to early American communities. This unit uses primary sources—the Virginia Gazette newspaper, shop signs, biographies, and more—to discover the life and work of these people. This is an in-depth look at early American trades and economy.

Grades 4-8, 143 pages. $34.95.

To order, call 1-800-761-8331 or email

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