Write about 5 interesting or amazing facts about your trade: These facts will make your character come to “life” during the Living History Museum!!! (the facts do not necessarily have to connect directly with your character) Don't forget to work on your costume & backdrop!
You are in the Pre-Revolutionary time period, would you consider yourself a loyalist or patriot? (In your opinion would you side with England or the Colonists? We will revisit our replies to this post after we study events that lead to the American Revolution. I wonder how our answers might change or evolve...)
What is your connection to England at this point? (Do you get your raw materials from England? Do you have family there? Think of this like you are an historical fiction author)
What is your connection to the Native people? (Do you trade or interact with local tribes?)
Interact with others in our colony!
Create a fictional scenario that involves someone else in our colony (please be kind). Include historical words and/or facts.
Describe in detail one item trade created and how it was created. Include its name and how it was used.
In a single paragraph, write about the following:
What was the daily life like for a person in your trade?
Who performed your trade? (men, women, farmers, educated, rich, poor, etc.)
Please reply to 1 of your peers.
Introduce yourself & your trade to our village!
Please separate your work into 2 complete paragraphs.
Family – brothers, sisters, parents...
Heritage – Where did you come from?
Why did you come to the colonies?
Name of your trade
What did your trade typically involve?
What was the purpose of your trade?
What tools were necessary to perform your trade?