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the Check Your Knowledge
About Pocahontas worksheet (Microsoft Word format) to generate
interest. The students are to mark true or false next to the
there are some misunderstandings or misconceptions about Pocahontas
that can be corrected by this unit.
|Timeline of Powhatan Indians and Jamestown
||Powhatan Chiefdom Created
||First European Contact with Indians in Virginia
||Attempted English Colony at Roanoke Island, N.C.
||John Smith captured by Powhatan
||John Smith returns to England
||Pocahontas marries John Rolfe
||Thomas Rolfe, son of Pocahontas and John Rolfe, born
||Rolfe family visits England
||Pocahontas dies in England
||Powhatan dies in Virginia
||First Opechancanough War
||Thomas Rolfe returns to Virginia
||Second Opechancanough War
||Powhatans give up all lands in Treaty
||Powhatans believed extinct
1: Who Were Pocahontas and Squanto?
students the following questions about this painting:
do you think is centered in this painting?
you surprised to know that it is Pocahontas?
do you think is happening?
do you think she is?
else do you notice about the painting?
2: Evaluating the Disney film Pocahontas (1995)
did Pocahontas look like? Find four contrasting images of Pocahontas
and describe the differences in the way she has been depicted.
Did the view of the Native Americans change as the Pocahontas
can display these images in a presentation or in a word processing
document and describe these differences underneath each image.
analyzing the images, pay attention to the dates of the images.
What was happening in America with respect to Native Americans
during that time?