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|
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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|
|Recognizing Perspective in Primary Sources||9-12||Social Studies/History||3||
This project provides an introduction to recognizing which perspectives are...
|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...
|“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|
|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 monuments...