Upcoming Events

Mar 1, 9AM
Jamestown Settlement

FOR HOME-SCHOOL STUDENTS

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JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT & YORKTOWN VICTORY CENTER

At Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center, your home-educated students will love discovering the sights and sounds of the 17th and 18th centuries while learning about their nation’s history. And you will love the variety of curriculum-based education programs offered for a range of grade levels – all taught by trained museum educators.

Home-educator programs will be offered on March 1, 2, 5 and 6, 2007, with advance reservations. Each program features a one-hour classroom component for students, followed by a guided tour for students and their families of the museums’ outdoor interpretive areas. All programs address Virginia and United States standards of learning for history and social studies.

Students can enroll in one of three programs at each museum, according to grade level. All programs are available all four days.

Jamestown Settlement

Visit re-creations of a Powhatan Indian village and James Fort, replica 1607 ships, and a riverfront discovery area.

Pre-Kindergarten

through Grade 2 -

Living With the Indians

Students handle and

analyze clothing, bone

tools and pottery of the Powhatan Indian culture.

Program times: 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Grades 3-6 - Cultures

at Jamestown

Students compare and contrast the Powhatan Indian, English and African cultures that came into contact during the 17th century. Program times: 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m.,

1:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Grades 7-12 - Voyage

to Virginia

Students learn about the 1607 voyage to Virginia by exploring period navigational tools. Program times: 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Yorktown Victory Center

Visit the re-created Continental Army encampment and

1780s farm.

Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 2 - Colonial Life

Students examine tools and materials used on a small Virginia farm to explore life of a typical Tidewater farming family. Program times: 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Grades 3-6 - Revolutionary Virginia

Students analyze primary sources and reproduction artifacts to learn about lives

of ordinary 18th-century Virginians. Program times: 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m.,

1:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Grades 7-12 - Life of a Private

Students explore a Continental soldier’s haversack, clothing and weapons to relate to the experiences of people during the American Revolution. Program times:

10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Program fee is $7 per family member (youth or adult) for one museum and $10 for both museums, including general museum admission. Registration deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, February 23, 2007.

Before or after your program and tour, plan time to see the introductory film, visit the new museum galleries, have lunch and visit the gift shops at Jamestown Settlement. At the Yorktown Victory Center, visit the museum galleries, view the film and visit the gift shop.

Jamestown Settlement, a museum of 17th-century Virginia history and culture, and the Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution, are administered by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, an educational agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and are accredited by the American Association of Museums.

For more information about home-educator programs, contact Group Reservations at:

group.reservations@jyf.virginia.gov

(757) 253-4939 FAX (757) 253-4997 (888) 868-7593

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, P.O. Box 1607, Williamsburg, VA 23187

www.historyisfun.org

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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Home-Educator Program

Registration Form

Name:Address:

City: State: Zip: Business Phone: Fax: Evening Phone: E-mail: Space is limited and will be filled in order of receipt of registration information.

Please indicate date, program start time and how many students/adults.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Pre-K – Grade 2: Living With the Indians Pre-K – Grade 2: Colonial Life

Date: Students Adults Date: Students Adults

9:15 - 10:15 9:15 - 10:15

10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30

1:15 - 2:15 1:15 - 2:15

2:30 - 3:30 2:30 - 3:30

Grade 3 – 6: Cultures in Contact Grade 3 – 6: Revolutionary Virginia

Date: Students Adults Date: Students Adults

9:15 - 10:15 9:15 - 10:15

10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30

1:15 - 2:15 1:15 - 2:15

2:30 - 3:30 2:30 - 3:30

Grade 7 –12: Voyage to Virginia Grade 7 – 12: Life of a Private

Date: Students Adults Date: Students Adults

10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30

2:30 - 3:30 2:30 - 3:30

90-minute guided tours immediately following program.

NOTE: Please allow travel time (30-45 minutes) between museums.

Number of Participants attending one museum: x $7.00 = Total Cost

Number of Participants attending both museums: x $10.00 = Total Cost

History Is Fun!

Yorktown Victory Center

Jamestown Settlement

For more information about home-educator programs, contact Group Reservations at:

group.reservations@jyf.virginia.gov

(757) 253-4939 FAX (757) 253-4997 (888) 868-7593

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, P.O. Box 1607, Williamsburg, VA 23187

www.historyisfun.org

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GHEA • P.O. Box 229 • Snellville, GA 30078
Phone: (770) 461-3657
E-mail: info@ghea.org