Roanoke the Lost Colony - PowerPoint with Assignments - This is a 32 page/slide resource related to the history and fate of Roanoke the Lost Colony. It contains a 14 slide PowerPoint on the basic history of Roanoke the Lost Colony and 5 different popular theories related to the fate of the colony. As well, the resource contains a link to a history.com website that details a 6th possible theory that the teacher can utilize in the lesson. The resource also contains a student copy of the Roanoke the Lost Colony PowerPoint with blanks so students can record notes on the topic. The included teacher guide details how the PowerPoint can be used as either a lecture or as a Gallery Walk type activity, allowing the teacher the ability to differentiate the lesson.
The resource ends with a writing assignment with rubric wherein students argue which theory they think offers the best solution to the Roanoke the Lost Colony mystery. As well, the teacher guide explains how to facilitate a debate activity related to the same question.
Overall, this is an excellent resource when learning about the history of Colonial America and Roanoke the Lost Colony. It will make a great addition to your classroom!