Students perform research using both web and library resources. They work in teams to address specific research questions about Pocahontas. There are websites imbedded in this plan for students to access.
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Jamestown Colonies and the Powhatan Indians
Eighth graders discuss the Jamestown colony and the Powhatan Indians. In this colonial history instructional activity, 8th graders talk about conflicts between the Native Americans and the colonists. They read a biography about...
8th Social Studies & History
This multi-faceted, progressive project includes an array of activities for analyzing and evaluating a theme of American history. Learners begin by constructing a timeline of events in United States history using Google docs, create a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Native Americans and Jamestown
Students, using primary sources, investigate the role of Native Americans in the successes and failures of Jamestown. They identify and analyze inaccurate portrayals of Pocahontas and Powhatan by comparing historical facts with literary...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Disney's Pocahontas: Fact or Fiction?
Did you know that Pocahontas was 12 when Jamestown was established? Did you know that she later married John Rolfe? Did you know that she lived in London for two years? Did you know that she died of small pox? Class members study the...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
The Merits of Pocahontas Examined
Students continue their examination of the life of Pocahontas. In research teams, they create brief reports of their findings and share them with their classmates. They take notes which could be used in their presentations. As each...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History