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|
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|Evaluating Fiction About Native Americans||6-8||English Language Arts, Other||3||
7th and 8th grade students will learn to use an online...
|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...
|Language of Social Studies||6-8||Other||3||
This project is intended to bring awareness of how diverse and plentiful Native American...
|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...
|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,...
|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...