This resource can be used when teaching the new Tennessee Social Studies standards on the New World. I like to use this as an small group activity. The text can be used for notebook information or during Reading Small Groups. For lower level students, print the text and have them highlight important information. Higher level students can respond in essay form instead of one paragraph. Then use one of the two writing prompts to show student understanding as a quick write.
4.7 – Summarize the failure of the lost colony of Roanoke and theorize what happened.