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108 resources with the keyterm virginia

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Early Inhabitants of Virginia

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the geography and early inhabitants of Virginia. They describe how American Indians adapted to the climate and their environment to secure food, clothing, and shelter.
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Characteristics of Regions of Virginia

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils explore and identify the characteristics and locations of the five regions of Virginia. They research different cities and their features. Students create a map of the region they selected.
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Virginia Studies

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners describe life in the Virginia colony. They explain how geography influenced the relocation of Virginia's capital from Jamestown to Williamsburg, to Richmond. Students compare/contrast life in Jamestown and Williamsburg.
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Virginia Studies

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students describe life in the Virginia colony. They explain how geography influenced the relocation of Virginia's capital from Jamestown to Williamsburg, to Richmond. Students compare/contrast life in Jamestown and Williamsburg.
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George Washington's Birthday

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars recognize George Washington and why his birthday is celebrated as a national holiday through pictures, a story, crossword puzzles, and other activities involving other presidents.
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Economic Influences on the Virginia Colony

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine what life in Virginia was like when it was still a colony. In groups, they read a story and complete a graphic organizer. They explain the importance of agriculture in the colonay and its influence on slavery. ...
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Historical Figures that Impacted the State of Virginia from 1607-Present

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are introduced to the important figures in Virginia's history. In groups, they research the figure more throughly using the internet and write a one-page summary. They present their figure to the class and their impact on...
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John Marshall House

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine the life of John Marshall, his house and his way of life. They analyze his values and how his private life affected his public life. They also examine historical sites that commemorate notable deeds.
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"You Shall Do Your Best Endeavor" - Working With Primary Documents

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students read and interpret primary source documents regarding historic Jamestown. In small groups, they read the primary documents, answer questions, and view online maps of Jamestown Island and Virginia.
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American History Overview: February

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine and discuss the first permanent settlement in the New World at Jamestown, Virginia. They write responses to an excerpt from George Percy's journal, and trace the Middle Passage across the Atlantic Ocean for slave...
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Eighteenth-Century and Twentieth-Century Forms Of Resistance

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars recognize and define the term "resistance" and identify its various forms of expression, discuss the types of resistance that were used by North American colonists in the 1760s-1770s, and compare 18th and 20th-century...
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Acrimony in Bruton Parish Church

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the controversial selection of a minister in Colonial Williamsburg's Bruton Parish Church. They role-play town members and vote to elect the new Parish minister. They write a script for their role-play.