Day 1

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Take It to the Map

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work


    To enable students in groups to visualize the geographic areas discussed in the text in order to provide context for the distances involved in displacement and relocation actions.

    Common Core Standards:



    Students should be assigned to groups that will work on a computer and be assigned websites that show maps for the territory being covered in the Day One readings. This activity will be repeated each day, but starting it today allows students to become familiar with both the search itself and the distances being discussed in the readings, without the familiarity of state...

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