Colonization, Jamestown, Virginia

Title:
Jamestown Settlement
Subject:
Jamestown
Grade:
8
Purpose:
Struggles and successes of the First European Settlement of America
Time Frame:
Two days
Summary:
  • Reasearching Jamestown i.e. geography, Native Americans, food, architecture, economy, social
  • Culminating activity written diary and video diary
Tasks:
1) Settlement of Jamestown
  • Using available resources students will research Jamestown settlement including geography, Native Americans, food, architecture, economy, social aspects.
  • Using a blog, students will post daily discoveries through the eyes of a colonist.
  • In groups of three, students will create a diary using the above components through the eyes of the Colonist of their choosing
Objectives:
  • Understand the life and times of the early colonist
Assessment:
  • Using a student generated rubric covering the diary
  • Extension: comparing and contrating colinazatin with the united states and other contries or middle school
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