Roanoke Revisited Unit 8
Take a look "On the Lighter Side"
Many reactions to, and interpretations of, the Roanoke voyages by writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry over the centuries have been captured in print. Additionally, an arts-based approach to the study of the Roanoke colonies can expand and enlighten the student in his or her understanding and appreciation of the peoples who began an English-speaking America. Listed below are resources and additional informational flyers that will help teachers and students further explore this fascinating period of English exploration and colonization. Check regularly for completion of the subjects below and for newly added flyers that expand our understanding of the Roanoke colonies.
Did You Know?
Contrary to folklore, the potato and tobacco were never introduced as true discoveries by Sir Walter Raleigh or his explorers. These were known to people in England by the 1580s due Spanish traders.