The Battle of the Little Bighorn, 1876
In this Battle of the Little Bighorn worksheet, students discover the details behind Custer's Last Stand as well as the reasons for the Sioux tribe to fight.
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Battle at Little Bighorn
In this Battle at Little Bighorn worksheet, students read what appears to be a newspaper article dated June 27, 1876, then answer 8 questions about it. As an extension activity, students are asked to assume the role of a Sioux Indian and...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History
Albion Tourgée & the Fight for Civil Rights
Who was Albion Tourgee? To find out about this amazing man, class groups participate in a jigsaw activity in which they become experts on a particular period during Tourgée’s life and then share what they have learned with a second...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The New West: The Gold Rush
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...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Take a closer look into the American movement to the wild west during the late nineteenth century and the drastic consequences this had for native populations. The video discusses the importance of the transcontinental railroad in...
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Where Does History Stand on the Last Stand?
Students examine the Battle of Little Bighorn and its impact on United States and Native American culture through reading current and historic New York Times articles and by creating a research-based exhibit about this historic event.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
June 25, 1876: An Interpretation of an Historical Event
Students explore the Battle of Little Bighorn. In this Native American history lesson, students conduct research regarding the battle and the relationship between the Sioux and the American government. Students consider how the U.S....
9th - 12th Social Studies & History