Day 2

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Take It to the Map

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work

    Objective:

    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:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7

    Structure:

    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 Two readings. This activity allows students to become familiar with the distances being discussed in today's readings, without the familiarity of state boundaries. Once students see how far away Indians are being asked to...

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