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Native American Indian Tribes Encountered by the Corps of Discovery

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper elementary learners research the various Native American nations encountered during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They work in groups researching Native American communities, prepare a slide show demonstrating various aspects of...
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The Pilgrims: European Plague in Native New England, 1616-1619

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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US History and Government Examination: January 2018

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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....
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Native Americans in Arkansas: The Quapaw

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
The Quapaw Indians of Arkansas are the focus of this American history lesson. Learners discover many aspects of the Quapaw culture, such as their dwellings, social organization, food, and how the tribe was eventually driven out of...
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Tradition Through Technology: Native American Storytelling

For Teachers 1st - 4th
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online....
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Oklahoma Land Run: A Story of Relocation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What was the true cost of the new state of America? A social studies instructional activity uses maps and other historical data to explore what happened to the Native American tribes during the forging of the state of Oklahoma. Learners...
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US History and Government Examination: June 2018

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ready to test your learners about anything and everything related to United States history and government? The resource uses multiple-choice and essay questions to assess knowledge. 
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Colonization Effects From First Encounter through US Federal Policy

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine American policies. In this Native American history lesson, students compare and contrast life in America prior to colonization and following it. Students discuss policies that displaced Native Americans.
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Native Viewpoints In Their Own Words

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the perspectives of Native Americans regarding various historical events. In this cultural diversity lesson plan, students read essays from an anthology titled Native American Testimony: A Chronicle of Indian-White...
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Native Lands: Indians in Georgia, How Do We Know What We Know?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students examine Native American oral traditions. In this Georgia history lesson, students discuss Native American oral traditions and research stories of migration. Students create their own oral history projects that feature their...
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The Constitution & Native Americans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and consider US Constitutional origins in American Indian culture. They discuss and consider what it means to them to attribute the origins of the US Constitution to American Indian oral tradition. They compare the...
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We Have a Story to Tell: Native Peoples of the Chesapeake Region

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did colonial settlement and the establishment of the United States affect Native Americans in the Chesapeake region? Your young historians will analyze contemporary and historical maps, read informational texts, and work in groups to...
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Stereotyping of Native Americans

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Here is a lesson that covers the stereotyping of Native Americans in American culture is here for you. Learners see that there are many instances of stereotyping that are an accepted part of our society. After a lengthy discussion, a...
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Indian Removal: Does History Always Reflect progress?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the idea that progress for some might not mean progress for all. In this Native American instructional activity, students recognize different viewpoints about historical events through the study of primary documents....
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Millionaire Game: US History Review

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Play a fun review game to make test study a welcome event. Your class plays a millionaire game just like the one on TV to review their US history. Each of the 15 questions relate to the Jackson presidency, Indian Removal Act, and the...
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We of the Sea: Tribal Native American Stories

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A video featuring members of Oregon’s Astoria Native American fishing community launches a study of the oral tradition of poetry, and how traditions are passed down within different cultures. Activities, assessments, extensions and...
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The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Delve into the complex social and political structures of Native Americans prior to the arrival of European colonists. This video provides an overview of pre-Columbian America, with particular regard to the the colonization efforts of...
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What Impact did European Explorers have on the Native American Culture?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Engage your fifth graders in a Socratic discussion on the impact European explorers had on Native American culture. Everything is outlined in a highly structured fashion, from what the teacher does, to what the student does. The lesson...
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Modern Interpretations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
To conclude an eight-instructional activity study of the events that occurred in the early colonial period in Deerfield, Massachussetss, class members evaluate the point of view and bias found in late 19th and early 20th century retellings.
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Survival Of Native American Spirituality

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore Native American spirituality. In this cultural diversity lesson, students research the medicine wheel as well as Native American symbols and values. Students also read "The Story of The Sacred Tree," and "The Sacred...
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Cane River Civil Rights: A Native American Perspective

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this civil rights lesson, students examine the civil rights struggle from a Native American perspective. Students analyze documents and write journal entries that...
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Early History and Exploration Unit

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
We all know about Christopher Columbus, but who else explored the Americas, and specifically, the future United States of America? Learners find out these answers and more in a resource that includes four different reading sections,...

Practicing Listening and Reading Closely: The Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address

For Teachers 4th Standards
Thanksgiving doesn't occur only once a year for the Haudenosaunee. Weave a instructional activity about reading closely with an inspiring message about eternal gratitude for all of the elements of creation into a unit on Native American...
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First Americans - Woodland Indians

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students use primary sources to categorize and sort through information about Woodland Indians.  In this Native American lesson, students are presented with picture slides with information on a particular tribe of Indians.