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The Lost Colony of Roanoke

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
In a quick mini-lesson plan, young pupils act as detectives to investigate the mystery surrounding the "disappearance" of the colony of Roanoke. 
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When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the first attempts made to colonize and establish the first permanent English colonies in the North American region, from Sir Walter Raleigh's colony at Roanoke and settlement at Jamestown, Virginia to colonies in Maryland and...
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How Do You Lose a Colony? Exploring What Became of John White’s “Lost Colony”

For Teachers 5th Standards
The mystery surrounding the disappearance of John White's colonists on Roanoke Island is not only a fascinating feature of European colonization history, but is also a great way for your young historians to engage themselves in the story...
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Roanoke

For Students 8th - 9th
In this Roanoke Colony instructional activity, students use clues to solve a crossword puzzle that focuses on Roanoke, the first English Colony in Virginia.
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Analyzing primary sources: John White and the "lost colonists" - From England to America - Two worlds: Educator's guide

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Introduce your young historians to the challenges and rewards of examining primary source material. Groups use a carefully scaffolded worksheet to tackle “John White Searches for the Colonists.”  The excerpt from White’s 1585 travelogue,...
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The Brief American Pageant: The Planting of the English America

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A series of maps illustrate the early growth of English America, which includes the Maryland, Virginia, Carolina, and Georgia colonies. Settlements such as Jamestown, Roanoke, and Charleston are labeled on the map, allowing a teacher or...
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You Decide: Roanoke the Lost Colony

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners develop an idea about what happened at the Lost Colony of Roanoke. In this Roanoke Colony lesson, students examine associated vocabulary before listening to Roanoke The Lost Colony, An Unsolved Mystery from History by Jane...
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Roanoke And Jamestown

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders engage in a lesson that is concerned with the investigation of the colonies of Jamestown and Roanoke. They conduct research using a variety of resources. They have class discussion about the two colonies and answer key...
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Now You See Them, Now You Don't

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore the settlement of the Roanoke Colony. They research this Lost Colony and try to predict what happened to them.
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Roanoke- Reading Selection and Questions

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Roanoke reading and questions worksheet, students read a two page selection about the colony of Roanoke. They answer 3 multiple choice questions, 5 fill in the blank questions, and 2 true or false questions based on the reading.
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British Migration to Roanoke: Push and Pull Factors

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders inspect push and pull factors of migration. In this Roanoke colony lesson, 8th graders research the factors that motivated British to settle the colony in North America. Students then respond to a writing prompt that...
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The Roanoke Mystery

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders hypothesize about what happened on the island of Roanoke. In this South Carolina history activity, 4th graders use primary documents to draw conclusions about what happened to the Lost Colony of Roanoke. This mini-unit of...
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Worksheet #20 Questions - New World and Roanoke

For Students 8th - 9th
In this New World and Roanoke worksheet, students expand their historical knowledge through ten fill in the blank questions that relate to the aforementioned subject.
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The Roanoke Adventure!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Travel about town. Pupils work in pairs to find the distances between landmarks with a map. The teams determine how far to travel on the streets and the length between the landmarks with the distance formula and compare the two. Learners...
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Roanoke - The Lost Colony

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research the lost colony of Roanoke. In this problem solving lesson, students read information about the colony and its possible endings. They write a letter describing what they think happened from the point of view of a 15877...
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Hollywood Squares: History Review Game

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Review the early laws that stemmed from our separation from Britain during the colonial period. You're class will have fun racing to answer each of the nine questions found in this review game. 
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The Mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers review the facts of the colonization of Roanoke. They brainstorm a list of possible outcomes of the Lost Colony, by asking, "What do you suppose happened to those people?" Pupils are divided into small groups, each...
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The Mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars research the Lost Colony of Roanoke by interpreting John White's diary as a primary source.
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Whatever Happened to Virginia Dare?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars determine what happened to the lost colony of Roanoke. In this colonial America instructional activity, students complete a classroom activity about Virginia Dare and write essays that address the legends of the lost colony.
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A Colony is Born : Lesson 4 - What Went Wrong?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders compare and contrast two early colonies and make a T chart. They list examples of worked well and what did not, and significant historical events. They use higher order thinking skills by deducing how different scenarios...
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Mystery in History

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research United States history by exploring Roanoke Island. In this colony instructional activity, 5th graders identify North Carolina geography and the lost colony of Roanoke Island. Students complete a worksheet...
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What Really Happened?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students read about the settlers in one of the first American colonies. They brainstorm ideas about what they think happened to the settlers. They write their version of what happened at Roanoke Island Colony.
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The Lost Colony

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the Lost Colony of Roanoke. In this Lost Colony lesson, 4th graders brainstorm a list of words that show what they know about the Lost Colony. They read a selection from their textbook and listen to parts of...
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Timelining North Carolina's Big Mystery: The Lost Colony

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars research the Lost Colony of Roanoke, North Carolina. They create and publish a multimedia timeline using technology and printed resources.

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