Pocahontas: Lesson Three
Students will analyze four portraits of Pocahontas and determine evidence of Native American and/or Western European culture.
- Print out an overhead color copy or give each student a color copy of the four portraits of Pocahontas from the above website. You may choose to label these portraits 1–4 going clockwise, starting with the Mary Ellen Howe portrait.
- Ask students to answer the following prompt: Using the “Four Faces of Pocahontas” portraits, summarize how each painter depicted Pocahontas. Identify evidence of the Native American culture and/or the Western European culture in each portrait.