Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.
I can trace the history of the Chesapeake colonies, and I can describe the labor system that emerged as a result.
Critical Vocabulary: Virginia Company of London, Jamestown, John Smith, Powhatan, “Starving Time,”Pocahontas, John Rolfe, Headright System, Indentured Servant, House of Burgesses, Opechancanough, Lord Baltimore, Maryland Act of Toleration, Chattel Slavery, Navigation Acts, Nathaniel Bacon, Bacon’s Rebellion
- Background Question: Create Trading Cards for John Smith and John Rolfe.
- Independent Learning: 13 Colonies Map Activity
- Guided Instruction: The Chesapeake Colonies
- Reflection Question: What motivated the founding and settlement of the Chesapeake colonies?
Homework: The Chesapeake Colonies Reading
Tentative Test Date: September 15