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Title Grade Level Subject Area Focus Estimated days to complete Summary Creator Name
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 Southern New England. Students will be introduced to some of the tribal nations in Southern New England full description Michelle Parrish
Wampanoags 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 history of the Wampanoag Indians of Massachusetts (Mashpee on Cape Cod and Aquinnah/Gay Head on the island full description Denise Descoteau
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 order to explain the world around us.  By focusing on a mountain that is (just about!) visible from the school, students full description Lani Blechman
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 the history of this traumatic conflict. While the initial tenor of these histories adopted the message full description Tim Beirne
Recognizing Perspective in Primary Sources 9-12 Social Studies/History 3 This project provides an introduction to recognizing which perspectives are missing from primary sources; it uses a 1660 land deed as a text. Students are asked to think critically about how the full description Carol Huben
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 Americans from the Wampanoag tribe using primary and secondary sources. Students compare and organize daily full description Louise Ramone
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 applies in the context of a Native American Mascot and the history of Native/English interactions full description Tim Castner
Our Story, Our History: A Reimagining Through Poetry and Primary Source 6-8 English Language Arts, Social Studies/History 16 This middle school project is a re-examination of the traditional Thanksgiving story in several parts. First, students are asked to activate prior knowledge as the whole class writes a version of the full description Susannah Remillard