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FANTASTIC VOYAGE
Activity Sheet

Name____________________________ Date_________

In the space provided, record a minimum of three facts about the topic assigned to your group. You will be responsible for presenting these facts to the rest of the class. Later, you will also record information presented by the other groups on the other topics.

Your First Journey
Topic 1: Ships

Describe facts about the ships used by seventeenth century colonists, conditions on the ships, and features of the ships.






Topic 2: Supplies
What supplies did seventeenth century colonists bring to the New World? Why were supplies important? How did supplies determine if a colony would be successful?






Topic 3: Social Life
What did seventeenth century colonists do for fun onboard ships? How did they interact with each other? What was the relationship between the passengers and crew?






Topic 4: Dangers
What dangers did seventeenth century colonists face? What made the voyage to the New World dangerous, and what were the consequences of these obstacles?






Topic 5: Miscellaneous Facts
Aside from information about the ship, supplies, onboard social life, and dangers while at sea, what other information did you learn about seventeenth century Atlantic crossings?






Your First Journey's Evaluation
Record the evaluation of your first journey to the New World in the space provided.

The Health of Your Company:






The Morale of Your Company:






The State of Your Supplies:






The Condition of Your Ship and Crew:






The Likelihood that Your Colony will Succeed:






Your Second Journey's Evaluation
Record the evaluation of your second journey to the New World in the space provided.

The Health of Your Company:






The Morale of Your Company:






The State of Your Supplies:






The Condition of Your Ship and Crew:






The Likelihood that Your Colony will Succeed:






Summary of "An Account of Two Voyages to New-England," by John Josselyn
In the space below, write a one-paragraph summary of your group's assigned page of John Josselyn's journal about his voyage to the New World.















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