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When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America
Discover the first attempts made to colonize and establish the first permanent English colonies in the North American region, from Sir Walter Raleigh's colony at Roanoke and settlement at Jamestown, Virginia to colonies in Maryland and...
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
18 mins 8th - 11th
The American Revolution Introduction
Young historians create a replica of Jamestown Virginia, analyze the Mayflower Compact, practice penmanship by copying a famous quote by William Bradford, and read a great informational text on the beginnings of colonial America with a...
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Jamestown Settlement - Overcoming Hardship and Conflict
Learners reflect on the hardships of the settlers and how they overcame them to build Jamestown. In this United States History lesson plan, students work in small groups to analyze historical documents from the colonist's time frame...
4th - 5th