Use this activity to make the funding and settling of Jamestown and the Virginia Colony more engaging for your students!
This activity includes a primary source reading that helps students gain an understanding of the English benefits of settling a colony in the Jamestown area. Students are prompted to deconstruct the primary source and then engage in a persuasive writing activity to King James.
This activity includes the primary source text and student instructions. Students will gain skills in primary source analysis, as well as persuasive writing using a historical perspective.