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Practicing Listening and Reading Closely: The Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving AddressEngageNY
4th CCSS: Designed
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...
Andrew Jackson’s Speech to Congress on Indian RemovalLesson Planet
9th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
How did President Andrew Jackson justify the removal of Native Americans from their homeland? After your young historians examine Jackson's speech to Congress in 1830 preceding the Indian Removal Act, they will then delve into text-based...
Excerpt from the Trail of Tears DiaryLesson Planet
7th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
How did Native American nations exhibit resilience as they were forcibly relocated from their homelands in 1830? Pupils read two interview excerpts from the Trail of Tears Diary and discuss what Native Americans fought to preserve along...
Westward Movement: Expansion or Encroachment?Lesson Planet
Sixth graders create a portfolio of pictures and research primary resources to investigate if westward expansion was justified. In this westward expansion lesson plan, 6th graders discuss the effect the expansion had on Native American...
North Carolina Cherokee Indians: The Trail of TearsLesson Planet
4th - 5th
Students discuss and research the Trail of Tears. In this Native American history unit, students read stories about and research information about the Cherokee Indians and the Trail of Tears. Students work in literature circles and...
American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New MillenniumLesson Planet
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...
Lives of Native Americans and SettlersLesson Planet
3rd - 11th
Students assess the effect of contact between the Native Americans and Europeans after 1492. They explore the lives of the early European colonists and the Native Americans living along the East Coast of North America. Lesson contains...
Harvesting the New World: Changing Land Uses and Contact Between Cultures in Colonial TimesLesson Planet
Ninth graders differentiate the Native American and European values. In this world history lesson, 9th graders define colonialism in their own words. They study the effects of epidemics and other diseases to Native American populations.
The Story of ThanksgivingLesson Planet
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...
Little House on the PrairieLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Hop into a covered wagon and follow Laura Ingalls Wilder through the Midwest. A series of lessons based on Little House on the Prairie encourages young pioneers to see the world through Laura's eyes as they map her journey, discuss the...