This 26 page presentation explains the history of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in America. Years 1607-1620 are covered with colorful graphics, images, and newly produced videos geared for children. This product covers ALL of VS3.
VS.3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the first permanent English settlement in America by
a) explaining the reasons for English colonization;
b) describing the economic and geographic influences on the decision to settle at Jamestown;
c) describing the importance of the charters of the Virginia Company of London in establishing the Jamestown settlement;
d) identifying the importance of the General Assembly (1619) as the first representative legislative body in English America;
e) identifying the impact of the arrival of Africans and English women to the Jamestown settlement;
f) describing the hardships faced by settlers at Jamestown and the changes that took place to ensure survival; and
g) describing the interactions between the English settlers and the native peoples, including the role of the Powhatan in the survival of the settlers.