Native American Paradigm Shift
Students examine and practice using new vocabulary. They analyze how the writer in different Native American stories uses language to influence different audiences.
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Federal Indian Policy --Self Determination
Students explore Native American self determination. In this Native American history and writing activity, students discuss and summarize the main points of the Self Determination Act after viewing an interview of a current Montana tribe...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Native Lands: Indians in Georgia-Shifting Ground Political Cartoon-Introduction
Students explore the relationship between the Creek, Cherokee, and European/American cultures prior to the American Revolution. Students do Internet research to identify and explain changes in these cultures, then create six panel...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
Resiliency Among the Salmon People
Is losing cultural traditions the cost of social progress, or should people make stronger efforts to preserve these traditions? High schoolers watch a short film about the native Yup'ik people in Alaska and how they handle the shifts in...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Native American Literature
Introduce your class to the writing of the indigenous Americans and, even more well known, their story telling. An engaging presentation describes what kinds of texts would be included in the oral stories performed and some common themes...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Has the United States always been an empire? This video is packed with information on America's endeavors during the age of new imperialism, including the displacement of indigenous peoples through territorial acquisition, how wars were...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Native American Literature: A Paradigm Shift
Students explore Native American literature. In this cultural diversity lesson, students read selected Native American books and analyze the themes of the books and familiarize themselves with the vocabulary used in the books.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History