|Subject Area||US History|
|Unit of Instruction||Organizing Principle 3: Between 1607 and 1763, the British North American colonies began to develop practices of self-government, religious freedom, and economic independence from Great Britain.|
SS.8.A.2.2 Compare the characteristics of the New England, Middle and Southern colonies.
SS.8.A.2.3 Differentiate economic systems of New England, Middle and Southern colonies including indentured servants and slaves as labor sources.
SS.8.A.2.4 Identify the impact of colonial figures on the economic, political, and social development of the colonies.
LA.8.RI.1.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
SS.8.A.2.5 Discuss the impact of colonial settlement on Native American populations.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will be able to:
Up to this week we have been learning about early exploration and colonization buy the Spanish, French and Dutch. This week will be focusing on the first attempts at English colonization of what is now the United States at Roanoke and Jamestown. The activities for this week are:
Roanoke Theory Chart
Graphic Organizer of Jamestown Essay
Vocabulary of the Week:
Charter – a document that granted the right to form a colony
Joint Stock Company – Company in which investors buy stock for a share of future profits