Battle of Little Big Horn Teacher Resources

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Jeopardy: Westward Expansion

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Let's play Jeopardy! Review key information about the Westward Expansion. The class will play to review 25 items such as, The Gold Rush, Plains Indians, and The Battle of Little Big Horn. Tip: Invite a neighbouring class to join in for...
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The New West: The Gold Rush

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take your class back to the New West and the times of the Gold Rush, with a great slide show. They'll find wonderful images and lots of easy-to-read informational text describing everything from boom towns to The Battle of Little Big...
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Study Guide- Chapter 15: The Western Frontier

For Students 7th - 11th
Once your historians are ready to take a test on the western frontier, give them a study guide like this to help them prepare. Although this guide is fairly specific, you can easily use it as an outline for your own (or to guide your...
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Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the life of Chief Joseph and Nez Perce.  In this US History lesson, 11th graders analyze paintings and photos detailing the flight of Nez Perce.  Students create a narrative newspaper article based on 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 lesson examines the clash of cultures and beliefs about land ownership. Prior to taking a quiz, 11th...
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Historical Perspective And Heroes: the Battle At Little Bighorn

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the phenomenon of historical perspective. They examine different accounts of the Battle of the Little Bighorn and how the views differed not only along cultural lines but also with the passage of time.
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The Gilded Age & the Progressive Era (1877–1917)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz learning exercise, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Gilded Age and Progressive Era in the United States. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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First Nebraskans: Where Have All the Indians Gone?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research the Native American tribes of Nebraska. For this Nebraska history lesson, 4th graders complete the provided packet that requires them to explore the customs and history of the Sioux, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Ponca, Oto,...
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Sitting Bull: Chief of the Lakota Nation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students view the "Sitting Bull" video, complete vocabulary work, and discuss the video as a class.
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The West: US History

For Students 8th - 12th
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages that tell the story of Westward Expansion and respond to 35 short answer questions.  
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US Emergence of Power in the Pacific Northwest: General Howard and the Nez Perce Tribe War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss the role of the military in acquiring territory in the Pacific Northwest. Using a map, they locate the areas in which the Nez Perce were prominent and the routes used by the military to chase them. They discuss whether...
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Native Americans During the 19th and 20th Centuries

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore major events in Native American history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In this American history lesson, students listen to lectures, examine photographs, and analyze music regarding Native American history...
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Western Settlement and Native Americans: Analyzing Fact and Fiction through Art

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders utilize a work of art to explore the topic of westward settlement and removal of the Native American from the settlement. They analyze the U.S. Government's policy toward the Native Americans.

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