Students read the handout independently to find out more about the Mayflower and to learn where the Pilgrims stayed on this cargo ship.
Read pages 170 -172 in textbook.
Plymouth Colony - completed
Discuss the Mayflower Compact and look at original wording of the document: Mayflower Compact Document
Read pages 173-175
Landing on Cape Cod
Landing on Cape Cod - completed
The Virginia Colonies
“Roanoake the Lost Colony” by Jane Yolen
Read pages 160-161 “The Lost Colony.”
Read pages 162-163 “Jamestown”
Watch Jamestown video:
"Life in Jamestown" video
Great website if you want to learn more: http://www.history.com/topics/jamestown
The Virginia Colonies - Completed
The Virginia Colonies P2-Completed
The Virginia Colony Handout
The Virginia Colony Handout P2
Read page 164, “Growth and Change”
Read page 165 “Early Government” - The House of Burgesses
Jamestown "A Profitable Crop"
Jamestown "A Profitable Crop" Completed
Read and Discuss Martial Law at Jamestown
Class discussion about the difference between an officially supported church and today (separation of church and state.)