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Colonial Times-Communication, Transportation, Recreation: Clay Marble Center (Recreation)

Phase: Gather

Academic Vocabulary

Throughout the unit, record academic vocabulary on chart paper or a Google document and refer back to it.

Use "word sprinkles" at centers to reinforce vocabulary.

English    Español
Colonial times época colonial
recreation recreación
marble canica
clay plastilina
reproduction reproducción



  • clay
  • paper to protect table
  • optional- old shirt to protect students' clothing
  • optional- sample marble reproduction

Additional Resources:

  • flipped video that demonstrates center
  • History journals
  • pencils
  • source strips (to document sources)
  • "Word Sprinkles" to reinforce academic vocabulary

To Do

Protect the work area in case of spills.

Clay Marble Center- Video

Video link:

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