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Would you have died, survived, or thrived at the Jamestown Colony in 1607?

 

After conducting research individually  respond to one of the following tasks. 

Website link  http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2007/05/jamestown/jamestown-standalone

 

Task One Letter home to England

After your research write a letter home to England describing your life at Jamestown in 1607. The letter must be at least five paragraphs and include a discussion of your diet, how you are attempting to make a living or profit, a description of life at the fort and relations with the local inhabitants. You may choose to include other things of interests, perhaps describing what you have observed Powhatan Indians. (You may wish to include an illustration to you letter like Captain Smith did in his journal)

 

Task Two Five Paragraph Essay

Write a descriptive essay regarding life at Jamestown in 1607. The essay must include a discussion of colonial diet, how the colonist attempted to make a living or profit, a description of life at the fort and relations with the local inhabitants. You may choose to include other things of interests or contrast the lives of the English settlers with the Powhatan Indians.

 

 

 

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