Social Studies - 2019-20
1.2a - Jamestown
The student will demonstrate knowledge of Virginia history by describing important events and people in the history of the Commonwealth, including
a) the settlement of Virginia at Jamestown.
Places and people change over time.
Every person is important and special.
One person can make a difference.
Knowing what people did in the past can help us make good decisions today.
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
Many people and events contributed to Virginia history.
Many different people and events helped shape Virginia’s history.
Virginia started at Jamestown over 400 years ago.
Jamestown became the first permanent English settlement in North America.