We found 158 resources with the concept native american history
I am Indopino: Or, How to Answer the Question, "Who Are You?"
6th - 12th
In our increasingly multi-ethnic society, many students find it difficult to identify themselves as belonging to any one ethnicity. Gene Tagaban, a Tlingit, Cherokee, Filipino offers his personal experiences with these questions in his...
The Story of Thanksgiving
19 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To many the first Thanksgiving conjures images of pies and cranberry sauce. However, it actually had a lot of cod, lobster, eels, and clams—and it likely wasn't even in Massachusetts! It took a long time (and a Civil War) for the holiday...
Economic Systems of the Incas and Aztecs
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The Inca and Aztecs created vast economic empires in South America, but how did economics play a role? A simulation activity and reading help scholars evaluate the kinds of markets these great civilizations created. They then consider...
The Best Sniper Of World War 1 - Francis Pegahmagabow
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
While he wasn't even considered a Canadian citizen, France Pegahmagabow had the greatest number of kills of any sniper during World War I. After the war, Pegahmagabow went on to lobby for greater rights for the members of the First...
The Teotihuacan Fire Ceremony
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Fire and light play an almost universal role in world religions, and the predecessors for the Aztecs were no exception. Using an animation, the enlightening video recreates the Teotichuacan Fire Ceremony with rich details and features...
The Haudenosaunee Legendary Founding
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While many young historians would say the United States' form of democracy is the longest living, the confederacy established by Hiawatha and the Haudenosaunee is America's precursor. The activity set, complete with a beautifully...
American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Need an online resource to supplement the paper textbook in your classroom? An all-encompassing website covers historical events throughout the last half of the second millenium, leading right up to the third. From the pre-Columbian...
US History and Government Examination: January 2018
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's time to test those skills! Assess pupils' knowledge of US history and government with short answer questions, multiple-choice items, and essays. The resource serves as a standardized test that functions well for a final exam....
1850-1874 Native Americans and Settlers
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did Western settlers receiving free land from the Homestead Act realize it wasn't really free at all? Scholars investigate the impact Western expansion had on Native American culture in the mid-1800s. They use documents, timelines, and...
The Pilgrims: Native American Relationship to the Land
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An informative video sets the context for a lesson that asks young historians to consider how cultural values influence perspective. Groups compare the attitudes reflected in a journal entry of a member of the Plymouth Colony to those of...
The Pilgrims: European Plague in Native New England, 1616-1619
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Before the Pilgrims' arrival to New England, a vicious plague swept across New England and wiped out over 50% of the Native American people from Maine to Massachusetts. Watch a video that examines this devastation and the role it played...
The Lone Woman and San Nicholas Island
3rd - 5th
Explore the fascinating archaeology of San Nicholas Island in the Channel Islands of the California coast. You'll find a video on the story of the "Lone Woman", activities for learners to imagine what it would have been like to be alone on an island, and consider the ethics involved in archaeological digs and excavation.