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Enduring Understanding: William Penn founded a colony that was ethnically, religiously, and politically diverse.
Visual Discovery. . . • sharpens visual-literacy skills. • encourages higher-level thinking. • develops deductive reasoning.
Questions to Ponder ? ? ? • Step 1 - Collect Evidence What do you see? • Step 2 - Interpret Evidence How was this artifact used? What was its function or purpose? • Step 3 - Draw Conclusions What does this artifact reveal about the people or the time period?
Title: Historical Artifact? Collect Evidence: What do you see? Interpret Evidence: How was this object used? What was it for? Draw Conclusions: What does this artifact reveal about the people or the time period? What can we learn from it?
Lenape Wampum Belt • Clam and whelk shell beads • Image of two people – one wearing a hat • Rectangle shape like a scarf • Made from natural materials – Native American • European in a hat holding hands with a Native American • On equal level The belt has come to signify cooperation between the English Quakers led by William Penn and the Lenape Indians. It is a symbol of Pennsylvania’s peaceful heritage.
Cornell Note-Taking System Questions answered Notes: by Notes: Summarize the main ideas in two or three sentences.
William Penn • Oxford educated member of England’s ruling elite class. • Converted to the Society of Friends or Quakers a religious group that believed all men and women share an inner light. • Turned a debt owed to his father from the King into a charter for the colony of Pennsylvania
Penn’s Holy Experiment in Brotherly Love • Penn was determined to deal fairly and maintain friendly relations with the Lenni Lenape or Delaware Indians • He carefully planned the city of Philadelphia • Policy of religious freedom attracted migrants from beyond England including Germany
William Penn and the founding of PA Questions answered Notes: Penn was a member of the ruling elite, by Notes: converted to Quakerism, father owed a Who was Penn? debt by King so he asked for land to start a colony. What were the characteristics of his “Holy Experiment”? “Holy Experiment” in brotherly love • Deal fairly with Native Americans • Carefully planned city of Philadelphia • Policy of religious freedom attracts many colonists from beyond just England. Summarize the main ideas in two or three sentences. Although from a ruling class, William Penn converted to Quakerism and sought to build a successful colony based on religious freedom.
Task: Historical Detectives • Read and interpret a short document about early Pennsylvania. • In your notebook, use Cornell Notes to record information from the reading about William Penn and the Quaker Colony of Pennsylvania • Be prepared to present your findings to the class. • Record information from all three documents in a compare and contrast chart.
Document Title: Questions answered Notes: by Notes: 1. List three important facts from the document. 2. Record one important sentence or phrase. Summarize the main idea of the document in two or three sentences.
Pennsylvania Charter of Privileges, 1701 Questions answered by Notes: List three important facts from the document. Record one important sentence or phrase. Notes: 1. Right of freedom to practice religion is guaranteed. 2. Christians may serve in government. 3. Criminals have the right to call witnesses to testify at trials. “Because no people can be truly happy without having civil liberties …” This document lists the rights that William Penn believes all people have and that these rights are guaranteed and will be protected and preserved in the colony of Pennsylvania.
Concessions to the Province of PA 1681 Liberty Plan of Government for PA 1682 Charter of Privileges, 1701
Writing for Understanding: Imagine…. Paragraph: Imagine you are a young person living in England you are being persecuted for your beliefs. Write a letter to your parents urging them to migrate to Pennsylvania. (Minimum 10 lines)