Focus: Jamestown Colony

This well-balanced collection of primary source documents, which includes John Smith's map of Virginia, literature promoting colonization, correspondence from an indentured servant, European drawings of Native Americans, Bacon's rebellious declaration, and photographs of archaeological artifacts, demonstrates to students the adventurous and idealistic side of colonial life as well as the harsh reality of settlers struggling to survive in the New World. Support Materials: * Illustrated Broadsheet Essay * Timeline * Critical Thinking Questions with Response Key * Recommended Reading List 7 Primary Source Documents: * John Smith's Map of Virginia, 1612 * Native Americans of Virginia: Watercolor Drawings of John White, 1585, and Excerpts from John Smith's Description of the Powhatan Indians, 1624 * Broadside List of Goods, 1622 * Letter of an Indentured Servant, 1623 * Nathaniel Bacon's Declaration, 1676 * Everyday Life in Jamestown: A Poster of Archaeological Artifacts * American Legends: John Smith and Pocahontas

Product type: Primary Source Portfolio
ISBN: 978-1-5669-6290-2
Author: Robyn Hallowell Griswold
Copyright: 2005
Reading Level: Grades 5-8
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Dimensions: 13 3/4" x 9 1/4"