Thursday, September 10, 2015

Jamestown settlement- American History Lesson

People often think that the Pilgrims were the first European settlement in the New World, but actually the Jamestown settlement was earlier.

Read the story here:
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0326-jamestown.php

Vocabulary
merchants 
permanent 
survive
Frequent
shortages
region

Questions
Why did the settler's come to the New World?
What were they looking for?
Did they find it?
Where did they build the settlement?
Why did they call it Jamestown?
When did the first settlers come to Jamestown?
Why was life difficult for the settlers?
What was the name of the leader of the colony?
What were they looking for?
Who married Pocahontas?
Would you have wanted to live in Jamestown?




Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English teacher

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