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|
|Native Americans, Rousseau and the French Revolution||9-12||Social Studies/History||3||
Students will analyze the writing of Rousseau “A Discourse- Upon the Origin and the Foundation...
|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...
|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...
|Overcoming Stereotypes and Recovering Native Perspective: One Community’s Struggle.||9-12||Social Studies/History||3||
This three day lesson will allow students to explore the meaning of the word respect and how it...
|People of The First Light||K-2||English Language Arts, Social Studies/History||3||
Students compare and contrast traditional to contemporary cultures and languages of Native...
|Recognizing Perspective in Primary Sources||9-12||Social Studies/History||3||
This project provides an introduction to recognizing which perspectives are...
|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...
|Stories We Use to Understand Our World: Exploring Native American Deeptime Stories and Geology Explanations||K-2||English Language Arts||5||
In this unit, 2nd grade students will explore two ways that we tell stories in...
|Lani Blechman & Lisa Kuerzel|
|Wampanoag’s Past and Present||3-5||Social Studies/History, Other||4||
Grade 3 students will develop handmade books that focus on 3 different time periods in the...
|We Are Still Here: An Introduction to Native American Communities in Southern New England.||K-2||Social Studies/History||5||
These lessons will be taught near the beginning of a semester long study of Native Americans in...