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25 resources with the concept the iroquois

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Sacred Stories of Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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The Haudenosaunee Legendary Founding

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Breaking the Great League of Peace and Power: The Six Iroquois Nations During and After the American Revolution

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
New ReviewWhat happens when you can't remain neutral? An informative lesson explores the impact of the American Revolution on the Iroquois Nations. Scholars learn about the six Iroquois nations and their treaty with the newly formed American...
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Revising Our Constitution Using Powerful Words

For Teachers 4th Standards
Word choice is the focus of a lesson designed to boost scholars' writing skills. Participants take a close look at their original work and enhance its readability with the help of a thesaurus.  Practice leads the way for the revision of...
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How the Chipmunk Got Its Stripes: a Legend of the Iroquois

For Students 5th Standards
Have you ever wondered about a chipmunk's stripes? Read a short passage featuring the Iroquois legend about the chipmunk and his stripes, and answer five comprehension questions about the plot, the theme, and the unfamiliar vocabulary.
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Close Reading and Charting, Part I: The Iroquois People in Modern Times

For Teachers 4th Standards
How have things changed and stayed the same for the Iroquois? This question leads the lesson plan on using a T-chart as an effective close reading skill when using informational text. This plan has learners use sticky notes to record...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Reading, Note-Taking and Paragraph Writing

For Teachers 4th Standards
For this mid-unit assessment, fourth graders should be able to read, take notes and write a well-constructed paragraph. This plan is a halfway point for a larger unit that utilizes close reading skills and visible thinking strategies to...
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Capturing Main Ideas and Details: How Life is Changing for The Iroquois

For Teachers 4th Standards
“What were some of the good changes that the Europeans brought to the Iroquois?” “What were some of the difficult changes the Europeans brought to the Iroquois?” Learners use details from The Iroquois to identify the main idea of a text...
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Paragraph Writing

For Teachers 4th Standards
Constructing a paragraph from notes using close reading skills and visible thinking strategies is the focus of a great plan that is part of a larger unit. In earlier lessons, 4th graders deconstructed informational text and learned how...
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Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer, Part 1: The Iroquois: A Six Nations Confederacy

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders tackle the close reading skill of learning how to find the main idea and details within informational text. A graphic organizer is provided to help learners navigate taking note-taking skills with the book, The Iroquois: A...
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Text Features: Introduction to the Iroquois: The Six Nations Confederacy

For Teachers 4th Standards
Model for young readers how charts, graphs, diagrams etc., can help them interpret information found in nonfiction text.  Chapter 1 of The Iroquois: The Six Nations Confederacy provides the opportunity for direct instruction and guided...
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Reading Closely: Sections 4 and 7 of the Great Law of Peace (Iroquois Constitution)

For Teachers 4th Standards
Read and reread. That is the message when approaching a difficult text. As part of their examination of The Great Law of Peace, class members reread the introduction and section one of the document, answer questions, citing specifics...
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Practicing Reading Closely: Section 1 of the Great Law of Peace (Iroquois Constitution)

For Teachers 4th Standards
The third instructional activity in a unit study of the Iroquois focuses on developing reading skills. Pupils brainstorm the actions of close readers and record these behaviors on an anchor chart entitled, “Close Readers Do These...
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Launching the Mystery: What’s That Symbol?

For Teachers 4th Standards
Cynthia O’Brien’s two-page article, “The (Really) Great Law of Peace,” launches a unit study of Iroquois, the Iroquois Confederacy, and the Iroquois Constitution. The first instructional activity in the series scaffolds for and sets the...
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Iroquois Poetry

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Practice reading fluency, analyze poetry, and cover social studies topics with a study of the Iroquois poem "Magic Formula." Included here is some historical background, a short vocabulary list, extension ideas, fluency activities, and...
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Romans of the New World

For Students 8th - 11th
Who were the Iroquois, and how did they compare with the Romans? Attached is a three-page article and a set of accompanying questions. Only four questions are included, but you could require your readers to write two or three...
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Iroquois Indians: A League of Their Own

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Native American politics. In this early American culture instructional activity, 6th graders research the political organization of the Iroquois tribe. Students will then create an ABC fact book, where each letter...
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The Iroquois Confederacy and its Affects in American Democracy

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a variety of activities as they study Iroquois Indians. They culminate the unit by creating a museum which display presentations depicting Iroquois life and Iroquois contributions to the United States.
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The Hunting of the Great Bear

For Students 3rd
In this legends worksheet, 3rd graders read the short story "The Hunting of the Great Bear" and answer comprehension questions. They draw a picture to match the story and find the big dipper in the sky.
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US & Iroquois Constitution Parallels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concepts related to comparing the United States and Iroquois Indians while focusing upon the foundations of the ruling documents like the US Constitution. They conduct research...
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Native American Unit

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore America's history prior to 1492. This unit of six lessons identifies five regions of the United States and assists students in the development of an understanding of the Native Americans who lived in the regions.
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Native Americans of the USA

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students, in cooperative groups, research a variety of Native American tribes on the Internet and complete corresponding activities. They participate in a play about Native Americans by Sandra Widener.
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Onikolha (wampum) Belts

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the seven wampum belts displayed on the outside of the Turtle School. They create a team project using hyper studio on wampum belts. They study the important historical role and significant details of the wampum belts and...
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Seed Selection for Genetic Variation

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students will research the origin of corn, analyze factors that contribute to shorter and longer growing seasons, and use the scientific method to answer the question: Did seed selection contribute to the successful movement of corn from...