Monday, July 15, 2013

Jamestown Colony PowerPoint Lesson Plan

This is a visually-stunning, highly-engaging PowerPoint on Jamestown colony. Over 25 slides, it presents the background on the Virginia Company and its founding through the House of Burgesses and the growth of Jamestown.

Based on state and Common Core Standards, this presentation covers every significant aspect of the colony including the Starving Time, John Smith, John Rolfe, indentured servants, and more! Each slide includes amazing pictures and images that will captivate your students.



It includes a warm up activity and concludes with an embedded Youtube video about Jamestown that connects to the world today.

You can download this amazing PowerPoint for your classes here

For an excellent companion activity, this Jamestown Colony Primary Source Play With Worksheet that can be acted out in class during this PowerPoint.

Thanks for looking!


  1. Love the presentation! Thanks for the heads up! I am also a fourth grade VA teacher and am super excited to be your newest follower :)

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  2. Great, thank you so much! Awesome to hear that it works for 4th grade students as well. Always happy to help out a fellow VA teacher! Hope you have a great start to your school year!