In this newly revised edition of Colonial Life, young readers will meet the hardworking people of a colonial community, learn about the importance of family members, and discover the roles that religion and education played in people's lives more than two hundred years ago. They will also learn about: how people traveled from place to place; how adults and children; how a plantation was run, and the impact of the slave trade.
This newly revised edition takes readers into a Colonial Home of the 1600s and 1700s. See inside the kitchen, the fireplace, the bedchamber and the barn. Learn why immigrants from England, France, and Spain were drawn to North America, and how plantations in the South grew and prospered through the slave trade.
Presents an introduction to plants, in simple text with illustrations, including information on seeds, stems, leaves, the different species of plants, and concepts such as single cells, germination, and photosynthesis. Includes glossary.
Introduces the different qualities and aspects of living things, including people, other animals, and plants, and covering such topics as breathing, feeding, energy, growth, locomotion, and reproduction.