• 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.
     
    Thursday, September 19th: Using a reliable internet news organization or a newspaper, complete the American Indian Current Events Worksheet. Due Monday, September 23rd.
     
    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.
     
    , October  and , October : Write a letter to the editor protesting Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day using the Indigenous Peoples Day Project Rubric. Due , October .
     
     
     
    Chapters 3, 4, 5 and 6
     
     
     
    , October : View the presentation over chapter 3 and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 3. Due at the end of class today.
     
    , November : View the presentation over chapter 4 and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 4. Due at the end of class today.
     
    , November  and , November : Take notes on the presentation for Chapter 5. Notes are due at the end of class on Tuesday.
     
    , November : Continue work on the Tribes of America Super Map. 
     
    , November : View the presentation over chapter 6, section 1 and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 6, Section 1. Due at the end of class today.
     
    , November : Read chapter 6, section 2 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 6, Section 2. Due , November .
     
    , November : Read chapter 6, section 3 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 6, Section 3. Due , November .
     
    , November : Read chapter 6, section 4 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 6, Section 4. Due , November .
     
    Thursday, November 15th: Super Map Project
     
    , November  and , November : 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 , November .  
     
    , November : Complete one side of the Learning Target Worksheet for Chapters 3, 4, 5 and 6. Do not complete both sides of the worksheet. Due , November .
     
    , November : Review chapters 3, 4, 5 and 6. Personal review time for tomorrow's test.
     
    , November : Test for chapters 3, 4, 5 and 6.
     
    , November : Continue the Tribes of America Super Map Project.
     
     
     
    Chapters 7, 8, 9 and 10
     
     
     
    , December : View the presentation for chapter 7, section 1 and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 7, Section 1. Due , December .
      
    , December : Read chapter 7, section 2 of the textbook and compete the Worksheet for Chapter 7, Section 2. Due , December .
     
    , December : Read chapter 7, section 3 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 7, Section 3. Due , December .
     
    , December : Complete the Meme Project. Due in class today.
     
    , December : Read chapter 7, section 4 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 7, Section 4. Due , December .
     
    , December : Read chapter 7, section 5 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 7, Section 5. Due , December .
     
    , December : View the presentation for chapter 8, section 1 and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 8, Section 1. Due , December .
     
    , December : Read chapter 8, section 2 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 8, Section 2. Due , December .
     
    , December : Read chapter 8, section 3 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 8, Section 3. Due , December .
     
    , December : Read chapter 8, section 4 of the textbook and complete the Worksheet for Chapter 8, Section 4Due , December .
     
    , December : Super Map Project
     
    , December : Turkey Olympics - no class.
     
    , January : View the presentation over chapters 9 and 10 and complete the Worksheet for Chapters 9 and 10. Due , January .
     
    , January  one side of the Learning Target Worksheet for Chapters 7 and 8. Due , January .
     
    , January  through , January : Complete either the Final Review Packet (Red Book) or the Final Review Packet (Orange Book). Due , January .
     
    , January : Review game and personal study time for the Semester 1 Final.
     
    , January : 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
     
     
    , January  and , January : Using a reliable internet news organization or a newspaper, complete the American Indian Current Events Worksheet. Present your findings to the class on , January .
     
    , January : Read pages 64-72 of the book and complete the Challenge To Survive Worksheet 1-1. Due , January .
     
    , January : Continue work on the super map project.
     
    , January : 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 , January .
     
    , January  through , January : Complete the Creation Story Worksheet and present it to class. Presentations will take place on , January .
     
    , February : Read pages 1-9 of the book and complete Worksheet 1-3. Due , February .
     
    , February : Read pages 10-19 and complete Worksheet 1-4. Due , February .
     
    , February : Read pages 20-24 and complete Read and Sketch Worksheet 1-5. Due , February .
     
    , February : Super map day.
     
    , February : Read pages 25-35 and complete Worksheet 1-6. Due , February .
     
    , February : Read pages 35-39 and complete Worksheet 1-7. Due , February .
     
    , February : Read pages 39-46 and complete Worksheet 1-8. Due , February .
     
    , February : Super Map Project
      
    , February : Read pages 47-56 and complete Worksheet 1-9. Due , February .
     
    , February : Read pages 56-63 and complete Worksheet 1-10 . Due , February .
      
    , 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
     
     
     
     
     
     
Last Modified on October 6, 2019