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Core Knowledge Kindergarten ELA Curriculum

For Teachers K Standards
A kindergarten ELA curriculum designed by the Core Knowledge Foundation is comprised of a series of 12 read-aloud units. Each unit takes 3 weeks to complete and consists of several lessons following a common routine of introducing,...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Sa Hi Pa Ca (Once Upon A Time)

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of the history of the Chumash on California's Channel Island chain, class members view the documentary Once Upon a Time, respond to discussion questions, and create a timeline for the different waves of migration....
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History. Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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Sacred Stories of Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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Changemakers Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewTeens and tweens are invited to become changemakers in a five-lesson unit, asking them to investigate and share what they have learned about exemplary, contemporary Native Americans. They gather facts about their research subject, record...
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Word Warriors: The Code Talkers of Oklahoma

For Teachers 9th Standards
New ReviewThe battle between code makers and code breakers has been going on for centuries and is a key tool of warfare. The contributions of the Native American Code Talkers of World Wars I and II are celebrated in a lesson that features a...
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Native Americans Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers K Standards
A 154-page anthology explores the life, culture, and history of Native Americans. Eight lessons follow the routine of introducing the reading, conducting the reading, discussing it, doing word work, then taking part in an extension...
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The Haudenosaunee Legendary Founding

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
While 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...
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A Gift of Corn to the Choctaw

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A mysterious woman. A humble sharing of a meal. A generous gift. The universal value of generosity is threaded throughout a core Choctaw legend on why the tribe began to grow corn. Using part of the Native American Sacred Stories series,...
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Native Americans of the Chesapeake Bay: Using Primary vs. Secondary Sources

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Discover the rich Native American culture that existed at the time of early European exploration into the Chesapeake region through analysis of several primary and secondary sources.
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Native Americans and Natural Resources

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
North American Indian civilizations had already been in place for over 10,000 years before the arrival of European settlers. Introduce your young historians to Indian tribes that lived in the Chesapeake region in the early seventeenth...
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Lone Dog's Winter Count: Keeping History Alive

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What is oral tradition, and what unique tool did the Native Americans of the Northern Great Plains use to help them remember their complex histories? Through pictograph analysis, discussion, research, and an engaging hands-on activity,...
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Civil Rights for All: Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThe Civil Rights Movement was only the beginning. Using images and a series of queries, learners consider current fights for equality. After viewing video clips profiling the women's rights movement, the American Indian Movement, and...
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The Cultural Significance of Naming

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewThe Navajo would disagree with Shakespeare that the naming of things is irrelevant. Navajo people have to earn their names. Middle schoolers learn about the cultural significance of Navajo names in a lesson that uses a video and reading...
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Te Ata Fisher: The Award-Winning Chickasaw Storyteller

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewStorytelling is a time-honored way to keep a culture alive. Introduce middle schoolers to Te Ata Fisher, the famous Chickasaw storyteller who shared her stories, songs, and dances across the United States and Europe. Young historians...
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What Exactly Is Food Sovereignty?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewSomething is happening here, and what it is is becoming increasingly clear. Middle schoolers investigate the connections between processed foods and health issues and the movement back, especially by Native Americans, to other food choices.
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Celebrate Joy Harjo: The First Native American Poet Laureate

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewIntroduce middle schoolers to Poet Laureate Joy Harjo with a lesson that not only explains the role and duties of the Poet Laureate but also contains a video in which Harjo explains what she sees as her responsibility as a Native...
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Food Traditions: Making Cherokee Bean Bread

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewImagine being forced out of your home and walking over 1,000 miles with only the things you could carry. How would you survive? What would you eat? After reading about the Trail of Tears and Cherokee resilience, middle schoolers are...
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Harvest Ceremony: Beyond the Thanksgiving Myth

For Teachers K - 12th
New ReviewThere is a grain of truth in myths. Young historians investigate the truths surrounding the popular beliefs about the First Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts. After reading the information in a study guide, they use what they...
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Worcester v. Georgia: Cherokee Sovereignty and Actions of the U.S. Government

For Teachers 8th - 9th
New ReviewYoung historians study the Supreme Court case "Worcester v. Georgia"  and note instances where the Justices defended the sovereign rights of the Cherokee. They also examine the actions of President Andrew Jackson and the provisions of...
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Be Who Your Are

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
New ReviewAn 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...
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Reconstruction Treaties Of 1866: The Reconstruction In Indian Territory

For Teachers 9th
New ReviewThe Reconstruction Treaties of 1866 and their impact on the Five Tribes in the United States Civil War are the focus of a lesson that asks young historians to consider how these treaties affected tribal sovereignty. Class members do a...
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Indigenous Peoples’ Day Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewIndigenous Land Guardianship, Settler Colonialism, Racial Capitalism. While the terms may be new to some, they feature in a lesson plan designed for Indigenous Peoples' Day. Young scholars investigate four concepts: Land...
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Create Your Own Book: The Different Tales of Raven

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewThe raven is the focus of a lesson that examines trickster tales and the different stories about the bird. After listening to three tales about the raven, scholars pinpoint and discuss descriptive words. Pupils use one story to...