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Students, after studying about Pocahontas, identify ways they can deal fairly with others. Given various scenarios, students demonstrate proper social skills. They describe their contributions of peace to their family, school and community.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 22 Downloads
Mapping the New World Lesson Plan
Students compare two maps of the same area from different time periods. In this American History activity, students look at two maps of the English colonies from 1636 and 1651. They discuss why the maps changed and predict maps from the 1700s and 1800s.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Zoom In: Sioux
Second graders compare and contrast Native American groups. In this Native American history instructional activity, 2nd graders explore primary sources available from the Library of Congress to compare and contrast the Powhatan, the Sioux, and the Pueblo Indians.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Kiskiack: Changing Architectural Landscape
High schoolers compare and contrast the changing Native and English colonial architectural landscape of the 17th and 18th centuries. Students research and evaluate how economic technology, and the environment reflected cultural changes in the country, then write about their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Identifying Native Americans: Powhatan, Sioux and Pueblo
Students explore Native American tribes by examining photographs. In this American Indian culture lesson, students analyze images from a slide-show which presents different tribes of Native Americans which students identify. Students examine ways Native American tribes utilized their land for survival.
Pre-K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Pocahontas Story: English Settlers and Powhatan, Jamestown, Virginia
Students examine the story of Pocahontas. In this early American history lesson plan, students use primary and secondary sources to gather clues about the interactions between the English settlers and the Native Americans. The activities are differentiated to address a diverse class with varying levels of background knowledge and reading proficiency.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
Jamestown Colony: Who Will Survive the English Invasion of Jamestown?
5th graders will receive a brief overview of the interactions between the English, Colonists, and Native Americans during the Early Colonial Period. This presentation includes thoughtful discussion questions, images, and a link to a Jamestown Cyberhunt.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
New Review Colonial North America
This 54-slide PowerPoint outlines the significant events in the history of Colonial North America, beginning in 1603 with the ascendance of James I to the throne of England. Designed to accompany a lecture on this time period, the presentation could also be viewed outside of class prior to discussions and activities.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Settlement Exploration: Then and Now
NASA has crafted an imaginative and memorable series of lessons, "NASA and Jamestown Education Module." This lesson plan is one of the five components. In it, middle schoolers connect history and science by comparing the settlement of Jamestown in the 1600s to a future settlement of the lunar surface.
6th - 8th Science 17 Views 106 Downloads
Building A Nation
Young scholars build their own nation in groups where they create a name, flag, declaration of independence, form of government, mathematical layout, and more. In this nation lesson plan, students also provide a scale drawing of their nation using metric units.
7th - 10th Math 24 Views 228 Downloads
Lesson 1: English-Indian Encounters
What did the English settlers think of the Native Americans inhabiting the Chesapeake region of the United States? Learners analyze a series of documents and images to determine the English perception of the local inhabitants. A great lesson including extension activities, additional related lessons, primary source documents, and images.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 8 Views 60 Downloads
Mosaic America on Film: Fact Versus Fiction
Seventh graders define race, ethnic group, and culture. They identify the ways in which words are used in political cartoons and examine the way visual elements in a cartoon determine the meaning of words and enhance their impact. They explain the concept of stereotyping.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Mapping Colonial New England: Looking at the Landscape of New England
Students understand the similarities and differences between English and Native American conceptions of the land and town settlement. They understand how the colony of Massachusetts developed and expanded. Students understand the causes of King Philip's War.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 65 Downloads
Historical Inaccuracies in Movies - The Pocahontas Myth
What parts of the story of Pocahontas are myths, and what parts are historically accurate? Middle schoolers will begin to recognize that historical events in movies are not always correct. They compare and contrast the true story of Pocahontas and the myth.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 52 Downloads
Images of the New World
Students examine how visual and literary images played an important role in the English colonization of Virginia. They analyze the importance of Thomas Harriot's Report on the subsequent development of English colonial plans for Virginia. They look at the connection between Harriot's text and the images that John White and Theodor de Bry created.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 18 Downloads
Students identify three different American Indian regions and tribes, their food, clothing, shelter, recreation, and transportation. Students create artifacts that can be placed in a museum. Students sing songs, chants, and dance. Students research information to complete a given American Indian Tribes Data Retrieval Chart.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Log Canoes: A Chesapeake Bay Tradition
This activity uses a question and answer format to scaffold students comprehension of a short dialogue about the Chesapeake Bay and its tradition of log canoes. After reading the short passage, students are prompted to find three facts from the reading and then use critical thinking skills to explain their thinking about the material covered in the reading.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads