Since you are learning about the Jamestown Settlement in history and playing a Jamestown simulation game, I thought I would offer a cross curricular blog prompt this week and post some fun interactive sites for you to visit on Jamestown which will hopefully add to your Jamestown learning experience.
Jamestown, Time Magazine This link takes you to a Time Magazine article and interactive tour of the James Fort. Follow the directions.
The Jamestown Online Adventure This is a fun interactive online simulation game. You will need Flash 7 or higher to play. Free download is there for you if you need to install it.
On The Trail Of Captain John Smith, A Jamestown Adventure Fun interactive game
Jamestown This interactive is from the History Channel and also requires Flash 8 Plugin to play. This is a great extensive site.
Please answer the following questions: Prompt 1
What do you find interesting about Jamestown?
Did you learn any new information from visiting these websites? Which site did you enjoy the most?
How are you doing playing the simulation game in history? Based on your game playing experience so far, what was life like at the Jamestown settlement?
From Ellis Island To Orchard Street This is a great interactive website that explores immigration in 1916. Be sure the volume is turned up on your computer. You will become an immigrant and explore and learn what is what like to travel to America and start a new life in an unknown city. Follow the directions. You also will have help along the way to guide you on this journey.
What did you learn from this site?
What did you like best about this site?
Did any of your ancestors immigrate to the United States?