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  • Middle School
American West. Resources describe the struggle for the Great Plains in the United States.
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  • US History
  • Middle School
Lesson examining life for Native Americans after the Battle of Little Bighorn and the emergence of the Ghost Dance. In addition to the lead up to...
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
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Students watch a film about a Native American woman who is the last fluent speaker of her language and explore the themes of endangered languages and...
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This lesson revolves around Sherman Alexie’s poignant yet humorous and accessible essay, “I Hated Tonto (Still Do).” It explores the negative impact...
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  • US History
  • Middle School
Requires students to interpret a range of sources about the events at Wounded Knee. Students then to use synthesis information to create a...
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  • Middle School
Through the scope of the popular Johnny Cash song "Remember the Alamo," students learn vocabulary and key facts from the Battle of the Alamo. This...
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  • Middle School
Students learn about westward expansion through listening to the song "James K. Polk" and doing research
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  • Middle School
Students at PPSEL's middle school created lesson plans for a variety of grade levels; they included the Common Core standards for reading and writing...
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While I ended this in the 1990s, and did not mention anything about cutting welfare programs that help African-Americans, new voter ID laws, police...
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  • Middle School
Common Core
Students will engage in Role Audience Format Topic (RAFT) writing with a visual component. Students will have a choice in their writing style, with...