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Lesson: Reflecting Social Status

For Teachers 6th - 12th
More space, in this case, means more status. Kids consider the status assigned to Tlingits via house partition. They discuss a carved piece that shows household space partitioned by status. They then write their own clan stories and draw...
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America’s Indian Removal Policies: Tales and Trails of Betrayal

For Teachers 8th Standards
Examine the perspectives, cultural clashes, and historical implications of Indian removal policies in the United States during the 1930s. Your young historians will closely examine primary sources and engage in insightful discussions on...
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Text Features of Fiction, Poetry, Drama: Story Matrix

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How do novels differ from plays? Explore with your class the text features of fiction and drama by reading The Hidden One: Native American Legend and then performing a reader’s theater script based on the story. Class members create a...
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A River Ran Wild: An Environmental History

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The Nashua River serves as the focal point of an investigation of the treatment of and care for natural resources. A reading of A River Rand Wild: An Environmental History by Lynne Cherry, launches the study and class members consider...
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Paper Weaving

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Practice the native concept of weaving with traditional classroom items. Using assorted colors of construction paper, your class will simulate how to weave. This is a great activity to connect to a Native American, Mexican, or other...
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Develop a Research Question

For Students 4th Standards
Once a topic for researching has been determined, the next step is to narrow down to a specific question within the topic. The second in a nine-part series on writing an informational text about Native Americans uses prior knowledge as a...
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Tribes and Colonists

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Native American culture and lifestyle in colonial America are the backdrop for these tasks aimed at improving writing and research skills. Young researchers use graphic organizers, journals, creative writing through story telling,...
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Thanksgiving

For Teachers 1st
First graders summarize similarities and differences of life in England and America for the Pilgrims by reading a mini-book. Then, they write a journal entry in first person on what it is like to be a pilgrim in England and in America....
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Comparing Kwakiutl, Cheyenne and Navajo tribes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the difference between the Kwakiutl, Cheyenne and Navajo tribes. They identify the people, resources, lifestyle and beliefs of the Kwakiutl, Cheyenne, and Navajo Indians. Afterward, they present their projects on each...
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Native American Literature

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Practice grade-level reading comprehension with this lesson, in which middle schoolers read different examples of Native American literature. They discover different cultures while examining their own, and answer questions related to the...
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Picture This (Loosing a Culture)

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students use photographs to analyze the culture clash of Native Americans and arriving Colonists. In this loosing culture lesson, students will use primary sources to examine the cause and effect of the initial interaction that occurred...
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Standing Bear Day 1

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students use the RAFT writing method to analyze the impact of the Trail of Tears. In this lesson on the impact of settlers on Native American populations, students analyze the Ponca tribes, standing Bear and the Cherokee Trail of Tears....
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Comparing Native American and American Folk Music

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners examine how aspects of Native American and American folk music are alike and different. They contrast both forms of music and engage in many activities to identify or explain how music fulfills a variety of purposes.
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Nomad Land

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars explore the migratory movements of animals as they monitor their own movements throughout the school day. Climatic and feeding conditions are examined as cues for the movement.
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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Earnest Research

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Incorporating research and project-based learning while celebrating Native American Heritage Month.
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Keying in on the American Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify and use appropriate key words to conduct a web search for locating information about the American Revolution. They also use key words to find information on the role of various groups of people during the American...
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Sharing Their Stories: Native American Literature and Culture in 19th Century America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate Native American culture reading and writing about early Native American authors. They listen to an expert to extend their understanding of the culture.
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Eat Like a Powhatan

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
What kinds of foods did the Powhatan eat, and how did they get these foods? Your pupils can learn about this topic along with Anna, the young girl in the video. Additional activities are provided.
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Gifts from Land and Water

For Teachers K - 2nd
With a series of fun hands-on simulations, young children can learn about conservation and natural resources. Your learners become land detectives, discussing and investigating the gifts that the land and water provide them. They then...
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Sharing Resources: The Nuts Game

For Teachers K - 2nd
The land has always provided its inhabitants with resources that allow them to survive. However, sometimes resources run scarce and sharing becomes an important task. Help little ones understand why and how people have shared resources...
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Cultural Environment

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students learn about a new culture.  In this Native American environment lesson, students begin a unit on Native Americans where they learn about their homes and the environment they lived in.  Students view pictures of Native American...
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Ways People Live

For Teachers 1st
  Students review the location of different Native American tribes that would have lived close to the school.  In this Native American lesson, 1st graders create a drawing of the food, clothing, and shelter of the specific tribe the...
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Indian Heroes and Role Models

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Everybody loves a hero. Get your class investigating informational text resources in order to develop a deeper understanding of Native American heroes common to the Montana area. Each child chooses a Native American hero or tribal leader...
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Expressions - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students create wax sculptures of a full body using mathematical calculations and information gathered from a video in this excellent art project. The lesson can be used along or within the unit provided.