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The colonial period was fascinating and key to the formation of our nation. Introduce your students to the economics, politics, and issues surrounding the Thirteen Colonies, particularly Jamestown. This presentation is rich with information and may span several class periods to complete. It also includes web links and activities.
Welcome to Jamestown! Third and fourth graders read and analyze primary source documents about Jamestown or Fort James. They read and analyze descriptions of Fort James from primary sources. They access a website to explore more information and complete an associated worksheet.
Eighth graders discuss the Jamestown colony and the Powhatan Indians. In this colonial history lesson, 8th graders talk about conflicts between the Native Americans and the colonists. They read a biography about Pocahontas to help them understand her relationship with John Smith.