Colonial Women

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Colonial Women offers a close look at the life of 18th century women. Most women worked in the home and cared for children, although a few held outside jobs. This fascinating book highlights the different skills and often difficult lives of women on the farm, in business, and on the plantation as the owner's wife and as a slave. Topics include:
• the rugged life of a frontier wife
• daily life in towns and cities
• the duties performed by slave women on a plantation as well as women in the master's family
• the special education of girls
• courtship and marriage - every woman's goal
• paid work that women were allowed to perform
• notable colonial women

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Age Range 8 - 11
Dewey 305.42
ATOS Reading Level 6.4
Guided Reading Level P
Subjects Social Studies, Women in History
Genres Nonfiction
Publisher Crabtree Publishing
Imprint Crabtree Classics
Copyright 2003
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8.5 x 10.75
BISACS JNF025190, JNF023000, JNF053090
Rights Included WORLD
Language English

Author: Niki Walker