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|
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|Recognizing Perspective in Primary Sources||9-12||Social Studies/History||3||
This project provides an introduction to recognizing which perspectives are...
|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...
|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...
|Evaluating Fiction About Native Americans||6-8||English Language Arts, Other||3||
7th and 8th grade students will learn to use an online...
|Language of Social Studies||6-8||Other||3||
This project is intended to bring awareness of how diverse and plentiful Native American...
|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...