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Different Views of Land
Grades: 6th - 8th Grade • Unit 2 • Lesson 3

Students view films, then discuss and debate differences in cultures and conceptions of land ownership.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies resource icon
Distinct Cultural Worldviews
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 3

Students will be exposed to the complexities behind the clash that often occurs between Native oral and cultural history and formal archeological and anthropological sciences which emphasize empirical knowledge. Students will examine the different ways in which tribal oral historians and scientific archeologists contribute to peoples’ understanding themselves. They they will study issues surrounding the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. Finally, they will study the controversial Bering Strait Migration Theory.

Subject(s): English Language Arts ; History/Social Studies state icon
Distinct Worldviews
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 4

Students explore the complexities behind the clash that often occurs between Native oral and cultural history and formal archeological and anthropological science worldviews.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies
Drawing Our Relationship to Places
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 6

Students use images and drawings to understand how Native Americans relate to nature and places within their homelands.

Subject(s): English Language Arts ; Arts state icon
Early Relations between Tribes and Governments
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 2 • Lesson 2

The purpose of this lesson is to provide students local history, using three very diverse resources:  California State Library (actual law), Humboldt County Historical Society (non-Native historians); and a book written by a Hupa author, Byron Nelson, Jr., a resident of Hoopa (perhaps these authors could be invited to speak to students after the lesson to ask questions and provide additional information).

Subject(s): English Language Arts state icon
Early Relationships between Tribes and U.S. Government
Grades: 6th - 8th Grade • Unit 2 • Lesson 2

Early relationships between Tribes and the U.S. Government changed Tribal land tenure from total native control to creation of reservations. The Red Cap War is credited with instigating the creation of the Klamath River Reservation in one version. The Red Cap War is credited with creating safe haven for medicine people and other fleeing Indians in the other version.

Subject(s): English Language Arts state icon
Eco-Cultural Resource Management through Fire
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 3 • Lesson 3

Students will support an opinion based on a role they are randomly given. Students must stay in character no matter what their personal opinion on fire management/suppression is. Students will present a three-minute, well-thought-out argument for an impartial panel. At the end of the presentation, the panel will decide who had the best argument and whether fire suppression or fire management should be the local policy. 

Subject(s): English Language Arts state icon
Elders' Stories from California Tribes
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 2

The students will invite a tribal leader to the classroom to tell an origin story or another story from his or her culture. Students discuss key points and retell the story briefly in their own words.

This lesson fits Common Core standards SL1, SL2, SL3, SL4.

Kindergarten

SL1 Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
A. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others and taking turns speaking about the topics and texts under discussion).
B. Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges.

SL2 Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.

SL3 Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.

SL4 Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.

1st Grade

SL1 Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
A. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
B. Build on others' talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.
C. Ask questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion.

SL2 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.

SL3 Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood.

SL4 Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.

2nd Grade

SL1 Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
A. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
B. Build on others' talk in conversations by linking their comments to the remarks of others.
C. Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.

SL2 Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.

SL3 Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.

SL4 Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.

 

Subject(s): English Language Arts state icon resource icon
Elders’ Stories
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 2

Students listen to a tribal elder’s stories and respond by creating illustrations of events in the stories.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies
Environmental Care
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 4

Students will learn about caring for the environment by learning about the dangers of waste and debris and how it can be harmful to wildlife, water habitats, people and pets.

Subject(s): Science state icon
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