Virginia Dare: Facts & History


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Who was the leader of the colonists that arrived on the Island of Roanoke shortly before Virginia was born?

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1. About how long had the colonists been in America when Eleanor Dare gave birth?

2. Why did John White leave Virginia and the rest of the colonists behind?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of Virginia Dare. Topics covered on the quiz include her birth and John White.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Reason John White left Virginia
  • The birth of Virginia Dare
  • Who was baptized a short period before Virginia
  • Items on which Virginia's name appears

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Virginia Dare
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the colonists arriving in America
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about White leaving Virginia in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about Dare, review the accompanying lesson titled Virginia Dare: Facts & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details colonists arriving in Virginia in 1587
  • Explains the influence of White
  • Covers the birth of Dare
  • Explores how Dare has been honored throughout the years