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The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
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Native Americans of the Chesapeake Bay: Using Primary vs. Secondary Sources

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Discover the rich Native American culture that existed at the time of early European exploration into the Chesapeake region through analysis of several primary and secondary sources.
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John Smith’s Map of the Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young geographers travel back through time with primary source and map analysis and envision Captain John Smith's arrival at the Chesapeake Bay. 
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Captain John Smith's Shallop

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young explorers, all aboard the shallop to discover how early European explorers would navigate the American coastline to find resources, map terrain, and trade with Native American tribes.
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Lesson 1: English-Indian Encounters

For Teachers 8th - 10th
What did the English settlers think of the Native Americans inhabiting the Chesapeake region of the United States? Learners analyze a series of documents and images to determine the English perception of the local inhabitants. A great...
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Pocahontas: The Truth vs. The Legend

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Young historians study primary and secondary source materials to try and separate the true story of Pocahontas from the myths, fictional tales, and conflicting accounts of her life.
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Plymouth Colony

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Read about the tumultuous beginning to the United States with an informational text passage about Colonial America. As young researchers peruse an article about the arrival of the Mayflower, the settlers' relationship to the neighboring...
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Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Landscape Long Ago and Today

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Combine a fantastic review of primary source analysis with a study of Captain John Smith's influence on the Chesapeake Bay region in the seventeenth century. Your young historians will use images, a primary source excerpt, and maps...
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The Wedding of Pocahontas and John Rolfe

For Teachers K - 4th
Explore European settlers by researching the history of Virginia. In this Native American history activity, students identify the famous American Indian Princess named Pocahontas, her relationship with John Smith, and her marriage to...
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The Settlement of the Chesapeake

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Focusing on the Virginia and Maryland settlements in the 1600's, this presentation is a complete and thorough resource during a unit on Colonial America. It includes pictures, maps, and interesting discussion points for you to address...
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Pocahontas

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore Pocahontas.  In this U.S. history critical thinking lesson, students view a video clip about Pocahontas and John Smith. Students give opinions about whether they think Pocahontas really saved John Smith's life, and then...
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Life in a Box: John Smith

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the contributions of John Smith to America. In this primary source research lesson plan, 4th graders examine images and documents from the Library of Congress to investigate John Smith's role in colonial America.
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John Smith's Map of Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore Virginia geography.  In this Virginia history and geography lesson, students examine a copy of the map John Smith used to explore Virginia.  Students compare and contrast this map with a current map, and complete a...
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Jamestown Hardships

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students demonstrate knowledge of the first permanent English settlement in America by describing the hardships faced by settlers at Jamestown and the changes that took place to ensure survival.
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Colonial Founders

For Teachers 7th
Who were the founding fathers of the American Colonies? Engage in online activities, Internet research, and focused writing to find out. Students choose one colonial founder, conduct biographical research on the person, and take a quiz...
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The Jamestown Colony

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Jamestown Colony worksheet, students read a 2 page article on the colony, answer 3 questions with multiple choice answers, fill in 5 blanks to complete 5 facts and determine if 3 statements are true or false.
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John Smith Leadership Exercise

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine how in times of need the qualities of leadership automatically surface in individuals to see that necessary tasks get accomplished.
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Map Making

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore geography by participating in a map activity. In this historical research lesson, 4th graders identify the route John Smith took when he reached the United States and the regions which he inhabited. Students...
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Mapping Colonial New England: Looking at the Landscape of New England

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students understand the similarities and differences between English and Native American conceptions of the land and town settlement. They understand how the colony of Massachusetts developed and expanded. Students understand the...
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Jamestown Colonies and the Powhatan Indians

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss the Jamestown colony and the Powhatan Indians. For this colonial history lesson, 8th graders talk about conflicts between the Native Americans and the colonists. They read a biography about Pocahontas to help them...
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‘Catch Up’ With John Smith

For Students 3rd - 7th
In this John Smith worksheet, students access a linked Internet site, watch the cartoon about John Smith, and then answer 20 fill in the blank and 2 short answer questions regarding the video.
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Overcoming Problems: John Smith

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this John Smith worksheet, students read a 1 1/2 page passage about the history of John Smith and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 7 questions.
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Chesapeake Bay; A Time for Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research the Chesapeake Bay, examining how changes over time can help illuminate the interrelationship between people and place. Then the students apply a similar approach to their local area. High schoolers present...
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Overcoming Problems: John Smith

For Students 4th - 8th
In this John Smith learning exercise, students read a one page article about the problems John Smith faced in the 1600's. Students complete 7 short answer questions about the article.