Placing Artifacts in Time

This Placing Artifacts in Time interactive also includes:

Can history distort the true story behind famous people? Scholars analyze the many faces of the Native American Pocahontas. Incorporating technology and historical thinking skills, they uncover the many different sides to the Pocahontas tale, including photographic and illustrative interpretations of the well-known Native American.

5 Views 4 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Place various different historical photographs and illustrations of Pocahontas around the room for viewing during the lesson
  • Begin the lesson by playing a short clip from the Disney movie Pocahontas
Classroom Considerations

  • Activity may take longer than one class period for those who have difficulty with reading material 
Pros

  • Resource contains interactive online modules for hands-on learning of the life of Pocahontas
  • Lesson moves forward only when individuals discover the correct answer (student-pacing)
Cons

  • None