Famous People: Pocahontas
Learners access a variety of Pocahontas related resources on the Internet. They read biographies about Pocahontas, John Rolfe, and Captain Smith, and explore various Jamestown related websites.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Landscape Long Ago and Today
Combine a fantastic review of primary source analysis with a study of Captain John Smith's influence on the Chesapeake Bay region in the seventeenth century. Your young historians will use images, a primary source excerpt, and maps...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
4th - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The American Revolution Introduction
Young historians create a replica of Jamestown Virginia, analyze the Mayflower Compact, practice penmanship by copying a famous quote by William Bradford, and read a great informational text on the beginnings of colonial America with a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Did Pocahontas Save John Smith's Life?
Students explore Pocahontas. For this U.S. history critical thinking lesson, students view a video clip about Pocahontas and John Smith. Students give opinions about whether they think Pocahontas really saved John Smith's life, and then...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Wedding of Pocahontas and John Rolfe
Explore European settlers by researching the history of Virginia. In this Native American history instructional activity, students identify the famous American Indian Princess named Pocahontas, her relationship with John Smith, and her...
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts