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Indian Heroes And Role Models

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the concept of heroes and role models within the Native American community. They use primary and secondary resources to answer specific questions intended to bring the students to a definition of Native...
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Create Your Own Native American Board Game

For Teachers K - 5th
Students are asked to identify different parts of the Monopoly game. They discuss the different tokens, the play money, the houses, and the different places. Students are asked to hypothesize why the creator of the game, Charles Darrow,...
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Foreign Miners

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Young scholars examine the discovery of gold in California and its impact on its people. In this California mining history lesson, students read letters from Dame Shirley and discuss the Foreign Miners' Tax law. Young scholars write an...
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Executive Order 9066: Japanese-American Internment

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze conditions under which sections of United States Constitution are superceded, research history of Native Americans, African Americans, and Japanese Americans, and debate policy of reparations for various minority groups...
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Accordion Book for Comparing Cultures

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the culture and tradition of the settlers of Ohio. In this Ohio history instructional activity, 4th graders research Native Americans, European immigrants, Amish/Appalachian cultural groups, African-Americans, and...
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Indicators for Archaeology and Art

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students define what an archaeologist does and how they work. In this United States history lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation on archaeology and Native American pottery. Students create their own pottery and showcase it for...
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Water - Planning for the Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore and examine the increases and/or decreases for water user groups: irrigation, municipal, manufacturing, steam electric power generation cooling, livestock, and mining. They utilize percentage changes during their...
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U.S. History: Native American Conflicts

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders discuss the wars with the Plains Indians and the subsequent cultural difficulties of assimilation. Part of the instructional activity examines the clash of cultures and beliefs about land ownership. Prior to taking a...
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New York on the Pacific Coast

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore the interaction and consequences of contact among different ethnic groups. Students examine a timeline and the important historical events in American History. They discuss immigration and migration.
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The Pocahontas Show

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders complete background reading of Europeans and the Native American Indians. They work in groups and represent an area of European colonization and create a "character" to represent their colonists on a class talk show....
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Question Yourself

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete a K-W-L chart about Native Americans on the Plains. They formulate important or 'right' questions to guide their reading and read an article to find more information. They also review how to find topic sentences in...
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Social Studies: People in the Rocks

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students discover characteristics of Native Americans as depicted in their rock art. By examining the rocks from the Human Figures Photo Gallery, they make inferences about the activities and purposes of the people drawn on them.
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The Chesapeake Bay Watershed: Past, Present, and Future

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students conduct research on the Chesapeake Bay, from Captain John Smith's explorations of Native American settlements to the present. They examine the interrelationships between people and places and how they change over time.
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Mysteries of Vernacular: Tuxedo

For Students 7th - 12th
Would you have guessed that the word tuxedo comes from a Native American word? Viewers can learn about how words become anglicized and watch the development of tuxedo. An engaging tidbit to show to your class before a unit on the...
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Exploring South Carolina

For Teachers 4th - 5th
If you are having your students conduct a State study this presentation could be a nice example to show them. This resource provides general information about the geography, animals, and city life one may find in South Carolina. Web...
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U.S. History: The Progressive Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Colonial Revival Movement as a response to industrialization and immigration. focusing on Deerfield, Connecticut, they create a documentary artifact reflecting the period.

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