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|
|“Trick or Treaty?” Treaty Negotiations in 18th and 19th Century North America||9-12||Social Studies/History||4||
When students are asked to summarize interactions between Indian peoples and Euro-Americans on...
|Jennifer J. Gomez and Matt Livingood|
|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...
|Our Story, Our History: Reimagining the Past in Poetry and Historical Record||6-8||Social Studies/History||16||
This middle school project is a re-examination of the traditional Thanksgiving...
|Remembering King Philip’s War||9-12||Social Studies/History||1||
In the aftermath of King Philip’s War the Puritans of New England immediately set out to write...
|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...
|Language of Social Studies||6-8||Other||3||
This project is intended to bring awareness of how diverse and plentiful Native American...
|Native Language Reclamation - Reading Intervention Lessons||6-8||English Language Arts, Social Studies/History||6||
This collection of lessons centers around the topics of language, education, and cultural...
|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...
|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,...
|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...