Students, please take some time and visit the following interactive sites on the Jamestown Settlement. When you are finished viewing and playing through the sites, please answer the following questions below the last link. You will be exploring Jamestown in Social Studies this week, and this blog prompt will be a good source of background information.
Why is Jamestown important?
Explain three things that you learned about Jamestown from visiting these sites. Be specific so I can tell by your answers that you actually explored these sites.
Any thoughts on the interactives?
An immigrant to New York between 1890-1924 faced challenges similar to those of the settlers of Jamestown.
What did you learn about life as an immigrant in New York? Share three things you learned from this site.
Do any of you have ancestors who immigrated to New York via Ellis Island?