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Showing Grade 5, Unit 3, Native Americans and New Settlers
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1607 Journey to Jamestown

Description: The Virginia Company has advertised for Adventurers to the New World. You are among the 105 men and boys who have signed on to establish an English colony in Virginia. Some of your fellow travelers are workers, but many are Gentlemen looking for adventure and gold. A sealed box contains the names of your leaders and your instructions. It must not be opened until you reach the Virginia. You must pay close heed to the advice contained therein. If you do not, your very lives will be at risk. Until that time Captain Christopher Newport is in command. To be well-prepared for your adventure you must learn more about your ships and the necessary provisions. Then you will prepare to sail. Standards 5.3.2, 5.4.1 and 5.4.2

Author: Kimberly Hamilton, Chula Vista Elementary District

Lesson ID: 1429

A Bishop's Description of the Christianized Indians of Spanish Florida, 1675

Description: This description of life in the Spanish Florida missions was written in 1675 to Queen Mariana of Spain by the bishop of Cuba, Gabriel D az Vara Calder n. The bishop had just returned from an arduous ten-month inspection of Florida's Franciscan missions, all of which fell under his jurisdiction. By his count, Bishop Calder n administered the rite of confirmation to 13,152 Indians. Standards 5.3.1 and 5.4.5

Author: Peter A. Cowdrey Jr., Organization of American Historians

Lesson ID: 1

At the Osage Village Council: Debate over the Treaty of 1808

Description: By the early 1800s white settlers had invaded the land belonging to the Osage People. At the time of Lewis and Clark, the Osage were the most powerful tribe in the lower Midwest. Their tribe grew strong economically due to their willingness to trade with the French and the Spanish. The Osage lived in strong communities organized into two parts called the Sky People and the Earth People. Your Osage Tribe needs your help! In 1808, the United States government presented the Osage People with its first treaty. Since you and your partner have been chosen to represent your clan you will need to: 1. Read and evaluate an article from the treaty 2. Create a graphic organizer explaining the advantages and disadvantages for your section of the treaty 3. Create a written propsal stating your position to either accept or reject the treaty 4. Present your findings to the other clans at two different Osage Council Meetings. Standard 5.3.1, 5.3.2, adn 5.3.4

Author: Victoria Fricke, Hillsboro Elementary

Lesson ID: 107

Battling for Liberty: Tecumseh's and Patrick Henry's Language of Resistance

Description: This lesson extends the study of Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech to demonstrate the ways Native Americans also resisted oppression through rhetoric. By examining two speeches by Chief Tecumseh of the Shawnee alongside Henry's speech, students develop a new respect for the Native Americans' politically effective and poetic use of language. Standards 5.3.6 and 8.8.2

Author: Traci Gardner, National Council for Teachers of English

Lesson ID: 1426

Cabeza deVaca: Human Rights and the Exploration of North America - A Unit of Study

Description: Spanish, French, English, Dutch and Portuguese explorers came to America. Learn about Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca, where he explored and how he related to the people he found. How was Cabeza de Vaca similar to and different from other conquistadors? Which route do you think Cabeza de Vaca took? What does "meeting the other" mean to you? What basic rights do YOU think all people possess? This lesson will be enhanced through the PBS program and website "Conquistadores" There are six lessons in this unit. They require Acrobat Rader to access. Standards 5.3.1, 5.3.2, and 7.7.3

Author: Susan Booth Larson, PBS TeacherSource

Lesson ID: 175

Colonialism Transforms Indian Life

Description: Disease, warfare and colonization changed Indian societies greatly reducing them to fractions of what they were in size and influence. Most tribes were changed from agricultural communities that engaged in seasonal hunting on the side to full-time trappers and hunters who traveled to harvest beaver and other animals for their pelts in order to use them for trade. Learn about this change from a look at Native People in Wisconsin. Standard 5.3.4

Author: Wisconsin Historical Society

Lesson ID: 1477

Conflict of Cultural Understanding Over Land

Description: Students learn about the cultural differences between the American Indian and European/Americans in their views about the possession of land. Answer these questions: How does one define land ownership? What is the meaning of land use? How does one define land boundaries? and, Who has the authority to sell the land? Standards 5.3.4 and 8.8.2

Author: Ohio History Teachers

Lesson ID: 1460

Effects of Contact on the Indians and Europeans: 1492-1673

Description: Identify the positive and negative effects of contact on the Indians and the Europeans. Judge whether contact was good or bad from the point of view of the Indians or Europeans. Write a personal narrative from the point of view of either a European or a Native American. The background reading may be difficult, so work in groups or use your textbook as an alternative source. Standards 5.3.2, 5.2.3, and 7.7.3

Author: Council for Citizenship Education, Crossroads Curriculum

Lesson ID: 346

Freedom's Journey from Jamestown;jsessionid=F2C6082B42C94780254C435A0F8C0F97.N1

Description: The promise of democracy in America began with a series of journeys. The landing at Jamestown was only the beginning of a journey that is still in progress today. This lesson examines the perspectives of those who made the voyage to Jamestown, or those who witnessed the arrival, and the struggles they faced in creating a New World. Students to explore varying cultural perspectives, their differences and similarities, and the process of acquiring freedom. After examining how our nation has evolved, students suggest where the journey of democracy will lead in the future. Standards 5.3.2, 5.4.2, and 5.4.5

Author: University of Virginia Center for Politics

Lesson ID: 1540

Frontier Wars of 1790

Description: Learn about the frontier wars of the 1790s in the Northwest Territories. Gain an understanding of the causes and effects of these wars through individual or groups research, create informational or editorial broadsides, and share this research and the broadsides with the rest of the class. Standard 5.3.4

Author: Ohio History Teachers

Lesson ID: 1459

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