Thursday, October 11, 2012

Pocahontas: History vs. Hollywood

After learning about the historical Pocahontas, do you think the Powhatan tribe had a right to be angry with Disney over their portrayal of her in the animated movie?  Why/Why not?

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Election 2012!

After discussing the candidates' stances on major issues in class and watching segments of the debates, who do you feel should be elected president in November?  Give at least 3 specific reasons for your opinion!  If responding to others, it is okay to disagree but in a RESPECTFUL manner!  (first name, last initial and period only!)

Mystery of the Lost Colony

After learning about the theories of the lost colony of Roanoke, what is YOUR theory behind the disappearance of the settlers?  Use factual evidence and/or historically based theories to support your opinion!  (first name, last initial and period only!!)