Welcome: Discovering The First Permanent English Settlement: Jamestown
Description: Students will demonstrate knowledge of the first permanent English settlement in America. They will explain the reasons for English colonization, and they will identify the importance of the charters of the Virginia Company of London in establishing the Jamestown settlement. Students will also describe how geography influenced the decision to settle at Jamestown, along with some of the hardships the colonists faced.
Grade Level: 3-5
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keywords: Jamestown, John Smith, England, colonization,
Author(s): Jaimi Nigro