This lesson can be used with The United States: An Open Ended History, a free online textbook. Adapted in part from open sources.
Use the following article to create a 2-3 page comic about the history of Massachusetts, the second English colony in America:
You can go big and tell a general history of the colony, or you can focus in something more specific – relations with the Natives, the Puritan ideology, or the Witch Trials.
Your comic should include at least 10 facts about the colony and its history. It should also mention/show at least 2 important people named in the article. Your comic does not have to be colored, and you will not be graded on the quality of your art, per se – but it should be neat and legible!
Extra credit for the best two comics in each class, which will be displayed in the classroom/on my website!