What were the 5 southern colonies? What was the significance of Roanoke? What was the culture of the Southern Colonies? What was life life in the Southern Colonies?

What were the 5 Southern Colonies?

The five southern colonies were Maryland, Virgina, Georgia and North and South Carolina

What Happened at Roanoke?

Roanoke was a colony in Virginia in which the nearly 115 settlers disappeared. No one is exactly sure what happened.

What Was the Culture of the Southern Colonies?

Life in the southern colonies was based on plantation crops such as tobacco. Due to the presence of plantations, the colonists relied heavily on indentured servants and enslaved people.

What was life like in the Southern Colonies?

Life in the southern colonies was very different than modern day. Men significantly outnumbered women, disease killed many, making money was a focus and plantations played a key role in living styles.

History of the southern Colonies

Southern Colonies

Partner Hunt

Join with a partner today to complete a Southern Colonies Hunt. You will read and record key information about different elements of Life in the Southern Colonies. Imagine you are living at the time, think about what your life was like. You will discover information about Education, Enslaved Individuals, Indentured Servants, Plantation Life, Southern Women and Religion. You must work quietly. Be sure to write down all that you learned with your partner in Google Classroom. You can share some ideas, but you both must take notes. When you are done, please let the teacher know. Good luck!

Map of the Southern Colonies in the Early 1700’s
Game Time!


First, read through the handout on the Southern Colonies. The categories for the game will match the headings on the handout. Think key points and main ideas! Then, get ready with your team to show all you know!

What do I need to complete?

Google Classroom

Check out the materials for Lessons 3 and 4. Lesson 5 materials will be handed out in class and can be used to help with the Jeopardy Game!

Lesson 3

Facts about the four Southern Colonies

Lesson 3

Extension questions about the Southern Colonies

Lesson 4

Life in the Southern Colonies; Education, Religion and Plantations Society

Lesson 4

Life in the Southern Colonies; Indentured Servants, Enslaved People, Southern Women

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