Day 1

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Introduction and Chapter 1

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.2

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.4

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

Introduction and Chapter 1

This is a very brief portion of the book, but it sets the tone for the rest of this work and its effort to change the narrative about the American West that had existed up to that time (and that remains the dominant narrative today). Brown’s first attempt...

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