1- Make a chart comparing the diet back in England and compare it to the food available in the New World. What do you think the colonists missed most and why?
2- How could two children from very different cultures communicate if they didn't' speak the same language? Come up a way to say fish, water, hungry, cold, and friend without using any words.
3- Why were salt, spices and vinegar important to the settlers?
4- Why do you think ale was the preferred drink?
5- Why was the first Thanksgiving so important?
6- Why is having surplus vegetables important? Other than eating them, how could that make life easier?
7- What does "breeched" mean and why do you think it was important to a little boy?
8- Name three chores a child would have to do? Which would you choose to do and why?
9- Describe a game that children played back then and compare it to one that you play today. What are the differences?
10-Why do you think only boys went to school?