- trying to explain to 9 year olds that people from Holland, or the Netherlands, are called Dutch only for them to ask me if they were from Asia.
- students asking if the 13 colonies were real or you know, just a story that is in our history book.
-questions whether the English (who colonized Jamestown and Roanoke) spoke our language: American
-whether i had any indentured servants presently working for me.
- thoughts that the most important thing that you would need to bring with you on your two month journey to the New World in 1606 should include your cell phone and lip gloss.
Tomorrow: deciphering the Mayflower Compact into common terms and why the document established the first democratic government of the colonies. Oh my, who knows what will be said.