Learning about early settlement can be dry and boring for students. This YouTube video provides lyrics to a catchy tune to engage students in learning about early settlement. This song is an excellent tool to make learning about settlement more fun! Once students have been introduced to this topic they will be able to sing along. The lyrics to the song focus on important details from the three early settlements (Roanoke, Jamestown, and Plymouth). Included in this video are the reasons for moving to the new settlements, years, popular names and the people that arrived were and where they came from. This is a very interactive song with a catchy tune. It will reinforce recently learned material and because of how catchy it is students won’t be able to forget it!
Early American Settlement Song