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.

Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

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.


ESSENTIALS

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.

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 25, 2018