Jamestown online adventure game ~ The year is 1607. you are the captain of the Jamestown Colony in Virginia in this flash-based historical simulation. Will your colony survive and prosper or will it become another "lost colony"? FANTASTIC for fourth grade and up!
This Jamestown diorama could be created by the students to model what the colony looked like. It could also be used as an extension math activity where the students had to calculate the surface area of the buildings.
when teaching early American colonists, make gruel for the kids to try; "To explore what it was like to live in the Jamestown Colony we ate gruel for breakfast. It is pretty much flavored water. We learned that the colonists in early Jamestown were mainly ‘gentlemen’ and they didn’t want to plant crops or work. Many starved. The only food they had to eat was what they could grow in their garden or hunt."