Pocahontas As A Resource
Students watch the Disney movie Pocahontas as a piece of historical evidence. They write guided responses in journals. Journal responses be shaped by a set of questions that students use through out the unit to evaluate resources they use.
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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...
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Did Pocahontas Save John Smith's Life?
Learners explore Pocahontas. In this U.S. history critical thinking lesson, students view a video clip about Pocahontas and John Smith. Learners give opinions about whether they think Pocahontas really saved John Smith's life, and then...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Settlement of the Chesapeake
Focusing on the Virginia and Maryland settlements in the 1600's, this presentation is a complete and thorough resource during a unit on Colonial America. It includes pictures, maps, and interesting discussion points for you to address...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Achievements and Challenges of Egypt
Awesome, that is all I have to say! This set of lessons provides learners with an understanding of ancient Egyptian laws, lifestyle, religion, and culture. It engages them in a critical analysis activity regarding the film, "The Prince...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History