Nathaniel H. Stephens Elementary School
Alexander City Board of Education
Roanoke is the first Colony established in Virginia. Unfortunately, some mysterious event occurred leaving experts baffled at what may have made an entire colony disappear. Based on historical research, students will explain their theories on what may have happened.
II.Time,Continuity,and Change. Human beings seek to understand their historical roots and to locate themselves in time.Knowing how to read and reconstruct the past allows one to develop a historical perspective and to answer questions such as:Who am I? What happened in the past? How am I connected to those in the past? How has the world changed and how might it change in the future? Why does our personal sense of relatedness to the past change? This theme typically appears in courses in history and others that draw upon historical knowledge and habits. III.People,Places,and Environments.The study of people,places,and human-environment interactions assists students as they create their spatial views and geographic perspectives of the world beyond their personal locations.Students need the knowledge,skills,and understanding to answer questions such as: Where are things located? Why are they located where they are? What do we mean by "region"? How do landforms change? What implications do these changes have for people? In schools,this theme typically appears in units and courses dealing with area studies and geography.