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PBS Video Lesson Plans on Colonial America

NC Live has a collection of videos from PBS that K-12 public schools teachers in North Carolina can show to their classrooms. This guide pairs PBS videos with lesson plans for teachers created by PBS.

Research guide for Colonial America lesson plans with corresponding PBS videos

PBS video

Secrets of the Dead: Death at Jamestown

"SECRETS OF THE DEAD: DEATH AT JAMESTOWN explores the settlement of Jamestown as the men and boys onboard the Susan Constant, the Godspeed, and the Discovery sail from London to the distant shores of America in December 1606. They'd establish a British settlement, find gold and silver, a passage to the Orient, and, perhaps, the lost colony of Roanoke. The explorers, funded by a group of London entrepreneurs called the Virginia Company, could not have anticipated the fate that actually awaited most of them: drought, hunger, illness, and death." -- Product Description

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