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Students will gain knowledge of American Indian individuals and tribes involved in the settlement of English colonies.
This is the second of three lessons in the Eighth Grade American Indian History Lesson Plan Unit:
Essential Question 1: How were major East Coast tribes involved with the settlement of English colonies?
Through a combination of teacher presentation or student research, examine the following:
Essential Question 2: Who were the major individuals, both American Indian and European, involved with the settlement of the English colonies?
Do a jigsaw strategy with groups. Begin with groups of nine, then each student goes to another group, reading and discussing a short biography of a specific individual listed below. Each student then returns to his or her group of nine and teachs the others what he or she knows about what they read and discussed in their individual specific group.
|Red Jacket (Sagoyewatha, He keeps them awake)|
|Red Shoes (Shulush Humma, Shulush Homa)|
|Red Wing (Koo-poo-hoo-sha; Tatankamani)|
Tatankamini, Walking Buffalo
King Philip Metacomet
Essential Question 1:
Students create a living timeline of colonies and tribes.
Essential Question 2:
Matching test of people with colony or tribe and a short written description of the settlement.
Utah State Office of Education
Social Studies Enhancement Committee
American Indian History
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