1. Read about the Lost Colony of Roanoke:
Who are the main characters?
What are the main events that happened? List them in order. 2. Read another version of the Roanoke story.
How is it similar/different from the first one?
2a. Read about the Lost Colony from the National Park Services
What were 4 problems the colonists faced? 3. Theories As to What Happened to the Lost Colony - More theories - Still more
Choose one (or develop your own theory) and be prepared to present your reasons why
4. Map of Roanoke - Another map What has been learned about the White map?
5. Check out the
Quest about Roanoke. Another
6. More sites to check:
KidInfo - http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Colonization_Roanoke.html
Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colony_of_Roanoke
North Carolina State Library - http://ncpedia.org/history/colonial/roanoke-island
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