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The Roanoke Colony

These sites deal with the Roanoke Colony that mysteriously disappeared in the 16th century. Includes lesson plans, games, activities, and online resources. Link to eThemes Resource: Early Settlement of North America.


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Read historical background information the lost colony of Roanoke. NOTE: This site includes banner ads.
This lesson teaches students about the lost colony of Roanoke. Includes learning objectives, materials and equipment, resources needed, background/preparation, procedures/activities, assessment strategies, and extension/remediation activities.
This site includes activities for teachers and for kids to learn about the Roanoke Colony. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This lesson plan helps students learn to evaluate a primary source and use it to interpret John White's diary entry regarding the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Includes: standards, materials, preparations, procedures, assessments, extensions, web links, and attached files.
Learn more about the Roanoke Colony by playing these games and activities. Including: How do you lose a colony, Lost Colony of Roanoke, The Mystery of the Lost Colony, Virginia Dare and the Lost Colony, What Happened to the lost colony, and more. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This lesson plan teaches about the mystery of the Roanoke Colony. Includes: academic standards, historical background, materials, lesson plans, reflections and assessments.
This unit deals with the mysterious disappearance of the Roanoke Colony in the late 16th century. Includes: objectives, learning materials and supplies, links to online lessons, reference websites, hands-on projects and activities, learning tools, and a link to an online video. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This online interactive quiz tests student knowledge of the Roanoke Colony. NOTE: This site includes ads.
These sites are about early European settlement of North America. There is information about Spanish, English, French, and Dutch colonization, including period images and maps. Find out what daily life was like for kids, men, and women. Included are two related eThemes resources on Colonial life.

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