Please find below a selection of lesson plans created during the NEH Summer Institutes "Native Americans of New England" of 2013 and 2015. Scroll down to view all, or enter criteria and click Search. Click the column headers to sort by grade or days to complete.
For more information, please contact the director Alice Nash.
|Title||Grade level||Subject area focus||Estimated days to complete||Beginning of description||Creator|
|A Broader View of the History of Thanksgiving||3-5||Social Studies/History||4||
These lessons are designed for intermediate level ELL students in Grade 3 for a small group...
|Confronting Stereotypes of Native Americans||9-12||Social Studies/History||4||
This series of lessons is part of a unit on racial and ethnic stereotypes that will include...
|Evaluating Fiction About Native Americans||6-8||English Language Arts, Other||3||
7th and 8th grade students will learn to use an online...
|Identity, Place, and Membership: Contemporary primary sources to accompany Absolutely True Diaries of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie||9-12||English Language Arts||4||
This unit is intended to help students explore themes of identity, place, and membership in...
|Indian Identity and Cultural Survivance||6-8||Social Studies/History||3||
The objective of this series of lessons is to get students thinking about the current-day...
|Indian People Still Exist: Bridging the knowledge-gap that may persist among elementary school children to show the continuous link between 17th Century Patuxet Wampanoag to Present-Day Wampanoag||K-2||Social Studies/History||4||
During a fall unit within the Second Grade “Journeys” social studies curriculum, students focus...
|Language of Social Studies||6-8||Other||3||
This project is intended to bring awareness of how diverse and plentiful Native American...
|Mashpee Wampanoag Struggle for Land and Federal Recognition 1977-2007||9-12||Social Studies/History||2||
For this particular lesson, I will require students to examine the 1970’s and...
|Native American Literatures 1600-present||9-12||English Language Arts, Other||4||
This project is the first four lessons of a quarter unit on American Indian stories,...
|Native American Monuments and American Memory||9-12||English Language Arts, Social Studies/History||4||
Students will use primary and secondary sources to explore the questions: What role do...