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 for updates in the future for completion of the subjects below and for newly added flyers that expand our understanding of the Roanoke colonies.

The Roanoke Voyages in Literature

Elizabethan Spelling and Language

Elizabethan Song

Elizabethan Dance

Elizabethan Games

Other Elizabethan Culture

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