• American Indian History
     
    High School
     
    American Indian History class will begin with the state of tribes throughout the Americas. As the class progresses it will focus specifically on tribes of our region. By the end of the year we will be specifically studying historic and contemporary issues related to the tribes of the reservation we live on.
     
    * I am happy to share powerpoints with any student or parent. Simply e-mail a request to me and I will share the presentation with the student's google account. To download assignments, you must have the Adobe Reader program downloaded to your computer.
     
     
      
    Semester 1 Book: First Peoples 
     
     
     
    Chapters 1 and 2
     
     
    Monday, August 26th: Go over class syllabus.
     
    Tuesday, August 27th: Complete the 7 Essential Understandings Worksheet and create a poster with your results. Due at the end of class today.
     
    Wednesday, August 28th: View the presentation chapter 1, section 1 of the text and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 1, Section 1. Due in class today.
     
    Thursday, August 29thRead chapter 1, section 2 of the text and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 1, Section 2. Due Tuesday, September 3rd.
     
    Tuesday, September 3rd: Read chapter 1, section 3 of the text and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 1, Section 3. Due Wednesday, September 4th.
     
    Wednesday, September 4th: Read chapter 1, section 4 of the text and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 1, Section 4. Due Thursday, September 5th.
     
    Thursday, September 5th: Begin the American Indian Super Map Project. We will continue this project throughout the year.
     
    Friday, September 6th: American Indian history video and worksheet.
     
    Monday, September 9th: Read chapter 2, section 1 of the text and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 2, Section 1. Due Tuesday, September 10th.
     
    Tuesday, September 10th: Continue the Tribes of America Super Map Project.
     
    Wednesday, September 11th: Read chapter 2, section 2 of the text and complete Worksheet for Chapter 2, Section 2. Due Thursday, September 12th.
     
    Thursday, September 12th: View the presentation for chapter 2, section 3 and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 2, Section 3. Due Tuesday, September 17th.
     
    Tuesday, September 17th: Read chapter 2, section 4 of the text and complete either the Worksheet for Chapter 2, Section 4 (Red Book) or the Worksheet for Chapter 2, Section 4 (Orange Book). Due Wednesday, September 18th.
     
    Wednesday, September 18th: Read chapter 2, section 5 of the text and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 2, Section 5. Due Thursday, September 19th.
     
     , September  and , September : Write a letter to the editor protesting Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day using the Indigenous Peoples Day Project Rubric. Due , October .
     
    Monday, September 23rd: Complete one side of the Learning Target Worksheet for Chapters 1 and 2 . Do not complete both sides. Due Tuesday, September 24th.
     
    TuesdaySeptember 24th: Complete all questions on either the Review Packet for Chapters 1 and 2 (Red Book) or the Review Packet for Chapters 1 and 2 (Orange Book). Due Wednesday, September 25th. 
      
    Wednesday, September 25th: Review games for First Peoples, chapters 1 and 2. Personal review time. 
     
    Thursday, September 26th : Chapters 1 and 2 Test
     
    Monday, September 30th - Tuesday, October 8th: Prepare and present a Google Slides presentation using the Tribal Website Research Paper and the Tribal Website Grading Rubric as a guide. We will begin presenting these projects on Wednesday, October 9th.
     
    Wednesday, October 9th: Begin tribal website presentations.
     
    Thursday, October 10th: Pep rally - no class.
     
    Monday, October 14th: Finish tribal website presentations.
     
    Tuesday, October 15th and Wednesday, October 16th: Using a reliable internet news organization or a newspaper, complete the American Indian Current Events Worksheet. Due by the end of class on Wednesday, October 16th.
     
     
     
     
     
    Chapters 3, 4, 5 and 6
     
     
     
    Monday, October 21st: View the presentation over chapter 3 and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 3. Due at the end of class today.
     
    Tuesday, October 22nd: View the presentation over chapter 4 and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 4. Due at the end of class today.
     
    Wednesday, October 23rd: Gear-Up trip - no class.
     
    Thursday, October 24th and Monday, October 28th: Take notes on the presentation for Chapter 5. Notes are due at the end of class on Monday.  
     
    Tuesday, October 29th and Wednesday, October 30th: Write a letter to the editor protesting Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day using the Indigenous Peoples Day Project Rubric. Due Thursday, October 31st.
     
    Thursday, October 31st: Continue to work on the Tribes of America Super Map.
     
    Friday, November 1st: Halloween pep rally - no class.
     
    Monday, November 4th: View the presentation over chapter 6, section 1 and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 6, Section 1. Due at the end of class today.
     
    Tuesday, November 5th: Read chapter 6, section 2 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 6, Section 2. Due Wednesday, November 6th.
     
    Wednesday, November 6th: Read chapter 6, section 3 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 6, Section 3. Due Thursday, November 7th.
     
    Thursday, November 7th: Super Map Project 
     
    Monday, November 11th: Read chapter 6, section 4 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 6, Section 4. Due Tuesday, November 12th.
     
    Tuesday, November 12th: Complete one side of the Learning Target Worksheet for Chapters 3, 4, 5 and 6. Do not complete both sides of the worksheet. Due Wednesday, November 13th. 
     
    Wednesday, November 13th and Thursday, November 14th: Answer all questions on the Review Packet for Chapters 3, 4, 5, 6 (Red Book) or the Review Packet for Chapters 3, 4, 5, 6 (Orange Book). Review packets are due Tuesday, November 19th.  
     
    Monday, November 18th: Review chapters 3, 4, 5 and 6. Personal review time for tomorrow's test.
     
    Tuesday, November 19th: Test for chapters 3, 4, 5 and 6.
     
    Wednesday, November 20th through Tuesday, November 26th: Student choice projects for chapters 3-6. Due Monday, December 2nd.
     
     
     
    Chapters 7, 8, 9 and 10
     
     
     
    Monday, December 2nd: View the presentation for chapter 7, section 1 and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 7, Section 1. Due Tuesday, December 3rd.
      
    Tuesday, December 3rd: Read chapter 7, section 2 of the textbook and compete the Worksheet for Chapter 7, Section 2. Due Wednesday, December 4th.
     
    Wednesday, December 4th: Read chapter 7, section 3 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 7, Section 3. Due Thursday, December 5th.
     
    Thursday, December 5th and Friday, December 6th: Complete the Meme Project. Due in class today.
     
    Monday, December 9th: Read chapter 7, section 4 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 7, Section 4. Due Tuesday, December 10th.
     
    Tuesday, December 10th: Read chapter 7, section 5 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 7, Section 5. Due Wednesday, December 11th.
     
    Wednesday, December 11th: View the presentation for chapter 8, section 1 and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 8, Section 1. Due Thursday, December 12th.
     
    Thursday, December 12th: English Skype Session - no class.
     
    Monday, December 16th: Read chapter 8, section 2 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 8, Section 2. Due Tuesday, December 17th.
     
    Tuesday, December 17th: Read chapter 8, section 3 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 8, Section 3. Due Wednesday, December 18th.
     
    Wednesday, December 18th: Super Map day - no homework. 
     
    Thursday, December 19th: Talent show - no class.
     
    Monday, January 6th: Read chapter 8, section 4 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 8, Section 4. Due Tuesday, January 7th.
     
    Tuesday, January 7th: View the presentation over chapters 9 and 10 and complete the Worksheet for Chapters 9 and 10. Due Wednesday, January 8th.
     
    Wednesday, January 8th and Thursday, January 9th: Complete one side of the Learning Target Worksheet for Chapters 7 and 8. Due Friday, January 10th.
     
    Friday, January 10th through Tuesday, January 14th: Complete either the Final Review Packet (Red Book) or the Final Review Packet (Orange Book). Due Thursday, January 16th.
     
    Wednesday, January 15th: Review game and personal study time for the Semester 1 Final.
     
    Thursday, January 16th: Semester 1 Final Test - at the High School Library during first and second period.   
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Semester 2, Book 1 - Challenge to Survive: From Time Immemorial: Traditional Life
     
     
    Monday, January 20th and Tuesday, January 21st: Using a reliable internet news organization or a newspaper, complete the American Indian Current Events Worksheet. Present your findings to the class on Tuesday, January 21st.
     
    Wednesday, January 22nd: Read pages 64-72 of the book and complete the Challenge To Survive Worksheet 1-1. Due Thursday, January 23rd.
     
    Thursday, January 23rd: Read the Haudenosaunee Creation Story and the Ute Creation Story. Compare and contrast the two with the Salish creation story by completing  Worksheet 1-2. Due Monday, January 27th.
     
    Monday, January 27th through Tuesday, February 4th: Complete the Creation Story Worksheet and present it to class. Presentations will take place on Tuesday, February 4th.
     
    Wednesday, February 5th: Read pages 1-9 of the book and complete Worksheet 1-3. Due Thursday, February 6th.
     
    Thursday, February 6th: Read pages 10-19 and complete Worksheet 1-4. Due Friday, February 7th.
     
    Friday, February 7th: Super map day.
     
    Monday, February 10th: Read pages 20-24 and complete Read and Sketch Worksheet 1-5. Due Tuesday, February 11th.
     
    Tuesday, February 11th: Read pages 25-35 and complete Worksheet 1-6. Due Wednesday, February 12th.
     
    Wednesday, February 12th: Read pages 35-39 and complete Worksheet 1-7. Due Thursday, February 13th.
     
    Thursday, February 13th: Podcast activity. No homework.
     
    Tuesday, February 18th: Read pages 39-46 and complete Worksheet 1-8. Due Wednesday, February 19th.
      
    Wednesday, February 19th: Read pages 47-56 and complete Worksheet 1-9. Due Thursday, February 20th.
     
    Thursday, February 20th: Read pages 56-63 and complete Worksheet 1-10 . Due Monday, February 24th.
      
    , February  and , February : Complete the CTS Book 1 Review Worksheet. Due , February .
     
    , February : Complete the CTS Book 1 Learning Target Worksheet. Due , February .
     
    , February : Review for the CTS Book 1 Test.
     
    , February : Challenge to Survive Book 1 Test. 
     
    , February  through , March : Student choice projects. Due , March .
     
     
     
     
     
    Semester 2, Book 2: Challenge to Survive: Three Eagles and Grizzly Bear Looking Up Period
     
     
    , March  and , March : Read pages 1-10 and complete Challenge to Survive Worksheet 2-1. Due at the end of class .
     
    , March : Read pages 10-24 and complete Worksheet 2-2. Due , March .
     
    , March : Read pages 24- 36 and complete Worksheet 2-3. Due , March .
     
    , March : Read pages 36-41 and complete Worksheet 2-4. Due , March .
     
    , March : Continue the Montana Super Map Project.
     
    , March : Read pages 43-50 and complete Worksheet 2-5. Due , March .
     
    , March : Read pages 51-55 and complete Worksheet 2-6. Due , March .
     
    , March : Ski Trip - no class.
     
    , March  and , March : Complete the Challenge to Survive Book 2 Review Worksheet. Due , March . 
     
    , March : Complete the Challenge to Survive Book 2 Learning Target Worksheet. Due in class today.
      
    , March : Review for the CTS book 2 test.
     
    , March : CTS Book 2 test.
     
    , April  through , April Create a presentation using a topic from Resilience: Stories of Montana Indian Women. Structure the presentation using the Native Women Presentation Project Rubric.
     
    , April  through , April : Present Native Women presentations.
     
      
     
     
     
    Semester 2, Book 3: Challenge to Survive: Victor and Alexander Period
     
     
    , April : Read pages 3-11 and complete Worksheet 3-1. Due , April .
     
    , April : Read pages 11-19 and complete Worksheet 3-2. Due , April .
     
    , April Jigsaw pages 19-28 and complete Worksheet 3-3. Due , April .
     
    , April : Play the Oregon Trail Game. While playing, complete the Oregon Trail Journal Worksheet. Due at the end of class today.
     
    , April : Read pages 28-34 and complete Worksheet 3-4. Due , April .
     
    , April : Continue work on the American Indian History Super Map
     
    , April : Read pages 34-40 and complete Worksheet 3-5. Due , April .
     
    , April : Read pages 41-58 and complete Worksheet 3-6. Due , May .
     
    , May : Read pages 59-63 and complete Worksheet 3-7. Due , May .
     
    , May : Super Map Project.
     
    , May  and , May : Complete the Challenge to Survive - Book 3 Review Worksheet. Due , May .
     
    , May : Complete the Challenge to Survive - Book 3 Learning Target Worksheet. Due , May .
     
    , May : Cultural Day - No class. 
     
    , May : Review and test for CTS Book 3.
      
    , May  and , May : Take notes on the presentation Salish History into the Present.
     
    , May : Continue the Tribes of America Super Map.
     
    , May : Talent Show - no class.
     
    , May : Freshman Gear Up trip - no class.
     
    , May  and , May : Using the Salish History into the Present notes, complete the Semester 2 Final Learning Target Worksheet. Due , May .
     
    , May  and , May : Using the Challenge to Survive books, complete the Semester 2 Final Review Packet. Due , May .  
     
    , May : Final review time
     
    , June : Final Test
     
    , June : Check out day
     
    , June : Last day of class
     
     
     
     
     
     
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