Why Lesson Planet?
Learners explore the life of Pocahontas and Powhatan Indians. After studying information on a given website, students compare and contrast what they read about Pocahontas and what they previously thought of her. They explore life in a Powhatan village and watch the Disney movie, "Pocahontas." Learners explain the differences between the facts they gathered about Pocahontas and the way the movie portrayed her.