Seventh-grade students from Geneva Middle School North in Illinois recently donned costumes and took on the roles of famous and not-so-famous colonial-era Americans as they wrapped up a unit on the time period. In the school gym, students played roles as merchants and customers conducting transactions with crowns and shillings, while a student portraying George Washington gave a speech to inspire the troops. "We wanted to have one day to pull everything together they have learned," said social studies teacher James Cook.
Social studies unit takes Ill. 7th-graders back to colonial era
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