Teacher Guide

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    *Determine the meaning of words or phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.4)

  2. 2

    *Discuss how the text presents information (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.5)

  3. 3

    *Identify aspects of the text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.6)

  4. 4

    *Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.8)

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