Are you looking to incorporate a fun activity for your Jamestown, 13 colonies, or early American history chapter? Then look no further. This interactive game “Can you survive Jamestown?” applies what students have learned about the hardships of the first settlers and incorporates it into the digital simulation. This Jamestown simulation is played on google slides™ and includes a score sheet and reflection questions.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THIS “CAN YOU SURVIVE JAMESTOWN” SIMULATION:
teacher guide with lesson ideas
digital student copy of game on google slides™
8 different scenarios
each scenario has at least 2 options to choose from
score sheet digital and print option available
reflection questions digital and print option available
all slides are 100% editable if you want to change the questions or the score points (make sure you do not add or delete slides)
HOW TO USE THIS JAMESTOWN SIMULATION:
Use as an assessment
use as an enhancement on your “Rise of Colonies”, “Colonies Emerge”, “Jamestown colony” OR “13 Colonies” chapter
Use as an inquiry lesson before starting the chapter
Use as a reinforcement of what was learned by applying it into real life
Your students will love this “Can you survive Jamestown interactive game” because it is a fun way to learn more about Jamestown. It is a great break from the ordinary textbook and worksheet assignment. Students make decisions based on the choices offered. Each scenario reflects true events which allow students to really get into the character of the early settlers.
Games like this can be used in various ways in the classroom and are a great skill builders by promoting problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and collaboration. This Jamestown interactive simulation is a great addition to your chapter if you are out of ideas on what activities to use. There is absolutely no prep for you, everything is set up and ready to use.
A Google™ account is required for this activity as the game is played on google slides™. Score sheet and reflection questions are available on google docs™ or ready to print.
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