West Virginia College and Career Readiness Standards
WV.SS.4. Fourth Grade Standards
SS.4.13. Demonstrate an understanding of the various factors that influenced the founding of the original colonies (e.g., economic, political, cultural, etc.).
SS.4.13.a. Analyze the southern, middle and northern colonies (e.g., origins, early government, resources, religious and cultural diversity, etc.).
SS.4.13.b. Compare and contrast community life, family roles and social classes in colonial America (e.g., indentured servants, slaves, colonists, etc.).
SS.4.13.c. Compare and contrast backgrounds, motivations and occupational skills among English, French and Spanish settlers (e.g., economics, culture, trade, new agricultural products, etc.).