Topic 12: English in America: Pocahontas, Jamestown
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Topic 12 English in America: Pocahontas, Jamestown
Chapter 9: The English Come to America (T-1) (M-1)
If You Lived In Colonial Times - Please note this book is a "taste of things to come". Let your child know this book does NOT cover the time period when Jamestown was first established.
Country of Ours Selections 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
This Country of Ours Selections 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
Pocket 8 p.79 - 81 John Smith and Pocahontas
p.18 The Lost Colony (writing assignment)
Where America Began: Jamestown, Yorktown, Colonial Williamsburg
Map or Globe
1. Queen Elizabeth
Sir Francis Drake
1585 Roanoke Colony
1607 Jamestown Colony
1619 First slaves brought to Virginia
2. Sir Walter Raleigh
3. King James I, Starving Time (1609-1610)
John Rolfe found a new way to grow tobacco (1612)
Baron De La Warr
1619 House of Burgesses is set up
1624 Jamestown is made a royal colony
|Notebooking (Language arts, history papers, illustrations, etc.)||
p.10-21Croatan Mystery Tree and Roanoke Mini-Scroll Book (T-2)
3-D Jamestown map (T-3) (M-2)
Kids in History –Colonial Days Discover the Past with Fun Projects,
Games, Activities, and Recipes (David C. King)
|Extras, Alternate Books and Notes||
Wee Sing: Shuckin’ of the Corn
Jamestown Exhibit from the History Channel