The Lost Colony of Roanoke

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In a quick mini-activity, young pupils act as detectives to investigate the mystery surrounding the "disappearance" of the colony of Roanoke. 

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CCSS: Designed
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson directly provides learners with evidence for theories explaining the disappearance of Roanoke. It will be important to discuss or refer to the process of actually locating evidence, as well as identifying what constitutes as evidence
Pros

  • Includes a short story with background information, and worksheets explaining different theories with evidence
  • All worksheets included
Cons

  • None
Common Core