Students explore a timeline to learn which explorers founded Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Hampshire and when they were founded. The students will locate the colonies on a map and learn about the advantages and disadvantages of the climate of NewEngland. Students will watch a video and describePilgrims and Puritans. They will also watch a video and take notes to learn about New England’seconomy and how the colonists earned a living to provide for their families. Students will explore the daily roles of men, women, and children. Lastly, they will learn about the two systems of government in the New England colonies.