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Economic Systems of the Incas and Aztecs
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe Inca and Aztecs created vast economic empires in South America, but how did economics play a role? A simulation activity and reading help scholars evaluate the kinds of markets these great civilizations created. They then consider...
The Best Sniper Of World War 1 - Francis Pegahmagabow
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile he wasn't even considered a Canadian citizen, France Pegahmagabow had the greatest number of kills of any sniper during World War I. After the war, Pegahmagabow went on to lobby for greater rights for the members of the First...
The Teotihuacan Fire Ceremony
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewFire and light play an almost universal role in world religions, and the predecessors for the Aztecs were no exception. Using an animation, the enlightening video recreates the Teotichuacan Fire Ceremony with rich details and features...
The Comanche and the Horse
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThere was a time when the Comanche controlled an empire in North America, and the heart and soul of that empire was the horse. Scholars use the installment of the larger Native American Sacred Stories series to explore how the Spanish...
The Hopi Origin Story
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHelp learners connect with the idea of being centered as they explore the Hopi origin story. The Hopi people believe their Creator called them up out of the earth and told them to journey until they found a center space they could call...
The Haudenosaunee Legendary Founding
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile many young historians would say the United States' form of democracy is the longest living, the confederacy established by Hiawatha and the Haudenosaunee is America's precursor. The activity set, complete with a beautifully...
Connecting First American Cultures To Modern American Socio-Environmental Inequalities
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewDid communities face the same issues as those today? Scholars take a look back in history by close reading articles about Native Americans. They analyze and discuss both social and political issues as they read. Articles offer writing...
American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewNeed 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...
Early History and Exploration Unit
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWe 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,...
A Story of Survival: The Wampanoag and the English
Pre-K - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewRedesign your holiday celebrations with the aid of a lesson plan booklet packed with facts, images, maps, activities, and readings about the three-day feast that marked the English settlers' first successful harvest.
US History and Government Examination: January 2018
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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....
1850-1874 Native Americans and Settlers
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did Western settlers receiving free land from the Homestead Act realize it wasn't really free at all? Scholars investigate the impact Western expansion had on Native American culture in the mid-1800s. They use documents, timelines, and...
The Pilgrims: Native American Relationship to the Land
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An informative video sets the context for a lesson that asks young historians to consider how cultural values influence perspective. Groups compare the attitudes reflected in a journal entry of a member of the Plymouth Colony to those of...
The Pilgrims: European Plague in Native New England, 1616-1619
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Lone Woman and San Nicholas Island
3rd - 5th
Explore the fascinating archaeology of San Nicholas Island in the Channel Islands of the California coast. You'll find a video on the story of the "Lone Woman", activities for learners to imagine what it would have been like to be alone on an island, and consider the ethics involved in archaeological digs and excavation.
Once Upon a Time (Saxipak’a): Lesson Plan 4
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
How did the environment and natural resources found on the Channel islands influence the culture of the Chumash? Archaeology meets technology in an activity designed for middle schoolers. After viewing West of The West's documentary Once...