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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Did Pocahontas Save John Smith's Life?
Students explore Pocahontas. In this U.S. history critical thinking lesson plan, 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...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
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
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
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