Lesson Plan

Be Who Your Are

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An engaging video begins a lesson all about the representation of Native Americans in all types of careers. Following a discussion about the video, scholars participate in a gallery walk showcasing various Native American figures. Pupils choose an individual to learn more about and present their findings to their peers.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Conduct the lesson during the November—Native American Heritage Month
  • Lower grades will need additional assistance—reading aloud about individuals, guiding them through the presentation process, answering questions in a whole group setting
  • Invite a Native American figure to speak to the class about their experience in their field
Classroom Considerations
  • Set aside ample prep time to gather and prepare materials
  • Create and send a letter home to parents and guardians to detail the lesson's objective and the way they can help their pupil
  • The plan is well organized and allows the teacher to add personal information after printing 
  • The video spotlights young learners, editing with sweet humor, guaranteed to hook viewers
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