Pocahontas Literary Elements


The students will describe the POV, plot, characters, theme, setting and historical accuracy of Pocahontas.

1.00) What is the point of view of the movie?

2.00) What is the plot of the movie?

3.00) The student will use the five w’s in order to analyze the characters in the movie.

3.10) Pocahontas

 

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3.10) Pocahontas

3.11) What does Pocahontas look like in the Disney movie?

athletic physique

statuesque

twinkling eyes

copper skin tone

3.12) What is the personality of Pocahontas like in the Disney movie?

noble

free-spirited

highly spiritual

3.13) What does Pocahontas want in the Disney movie?

3.14) What must Pocahontas do to get it in the Disney movie?

3.15) What is at stake if Pocahontas fails in the Disney movie?

3.16) How does the historical Pocahontas differ from the Disney version?

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3.20) John Smith

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3.21) What does John Smith look like in the Disney movie?

3.22) What is the personality of John Smith in the Disney movie?

3.23) What does John Smith want in the Disney movie?

3.24) What must John Smith do to get it in the Disney movie?

3.25) What is at stake if John Smith fails in the Disney movies?

3.26) How does the historical John Smith differ from the Disney version?

Powhatan Tribes Pocahontas and John Smith Native American

john-smith

3.30) Meeko

meekohappy

Meekohontas

3.31) What does Meeko look like?

3.32) What is the personality of Meeko like?

3.33) What does Meeko want?

3.34) What must Meeko do to get it?

3.35) What’s at stake if Meeko fails?

3.36) How do real raccoons compare with Meeko?

raccoon-and-dog

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3.40) Flit

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3.41) What does Flit look like

3.42) What is the personality of Flit like?

3.43) What does Flit want?

3.44) What does Flit do to get it?

3.45) What’s at stake if Flit fails?

3.46) How does Flit compare with real hummingbirds?

Hand feeding Hummingbirds

3.50) Governor Ratcliffe

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3.41) What does Governor Ratcliffe look like

3.42) What is the personality of Governor Ratcliffe like?

3.43) What does Governor Ratcliffe want?

3.44) What does Governor Ratcliffe do to get it?

3.45) What’s at stake if Governor Ratcliffe fails?

4.00) What is the theme of the movie?

5.00) What is the setting of the movie?  How important is the setting?

6.00) What is the genre of the movie?

7.00) Compare and contrast real Native Americans and Disney Native Americans.

‘America is a stolen country’

8.00) Does Pocahontas have superpowers?

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Air ManipulationColors of the Wind

Agile but not to a superhuman level

Precognition – Foretells ship and compass

TelepathyListen with Your Heart

Worksheet at:

https://www.scribd.com/document/326622148/Pocahontas-Literary-Elements

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