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Cultures at Jamestown: Comparing Cultures
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In this lesson, students will compare and contrast the parent cultures of the three groups of people who came together at Jamestown--the Powhatan Indians, the English, and the Angolans--and describe similarities and differences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
Date Added:
01/24/2017
Looking at Jamestown with a Geographic Perspective: Making a Bulletin Board
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Students make a visual representation of Jamestown in the 17th century using the Five Themes of Geography as guidelines. Students will work in collaborative groups, with each group focusing on one of the five themes. Once complete, they will share their products with the rest of the class.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
Author:
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Map It
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In this activity, students will watch a video explaining how and why John Smith created his map of Virginia, understanding that it was an important guide for explorers looking for resources in Virginia. Students will be able to identify the major aspects of a map (legend, scale, compass rose, etc.) and construct a map of their own neighborhood, noting important features.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
Date Added:
01/18/2017
Tea Overboard
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In this lesson, students will read and analyze articles from an eighteenth-century newspaper in order to explore how a single event in one Virginia community helped to turn people against Great Britain as the Revolutionary War approached.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
Date Added:
01/24/2017
Tobacco Economy Video and Classroom Unit
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In this unit, students will be able to describe how tobacco was used as money, give reasons why the English colonized America, describe the processing of tobacco, and explain tobacco's significance to the institution of slavery.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
Date Added:
01/24/2017