Indian Education Lesson Plans


The following are free, ready-to-use lesson plans for all teachers of Indian Education.  Click the top column headers to sort the lessons.
 
Lesson Name Description Grade Level Source Format
A Life in Beads: The Stories a Plains Dress Can Tell Lesson on importance of preserving Native culture and how families share and pass down traditions by traditional dress 3-6 National Museum of the American Indian PDF
American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving Teacher guide explaining American Indian perspectives on Thanksgiving and how the events occur in American history 4-8 National Museum of the American Indian PDF
American Indian Code-Talkers of WWI and WWII Code Talkers’ wartime experiences, as well as their pre- and post-war lives 6-12 National Museum of the American Indian HTML
Native American Heritage: Choctaw Code Talkers Lessons on the Choctaw Code Talkers 6-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Native American Heritage: Comanche Heritage Lessons on the Comanche heritage 3-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Native American Language and Culture Workbooks and lessons on the Chickasaw, Choctaw, Sac & Fox, Muscogee languages 3-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Native American Heritage: Traditions in Transition Learn how the Cherokee and Chickasaw tribes made the transition from the southeast to the central plains. 8-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Native American Heritage: Contemporary Arts Explore Native American culture through the vibrant and symbolic visual arts. 8-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Native American Heritage: Traditional Arts Explore Native American culture through the vibrant and symbolic visual arts. 8-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Cherokee Heritage Explore the unique heritage of the Cherokee Nation. 8-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Native American Heritage: Oklahoma Indian Country Guide An Overview of Oklahoma's 39 Tribal Nations 8-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Native American Heritage: Native Sports Explore the Native American connections to many of today’s popular sports. 6-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Native American Heritage: Food Ways Help your students grow their knowledge about the roles of Native foods in Oklahoma’s history and heritage. 8-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Native American Heritage: Mound builders Build up your students’ knowledge about Oklahoma’s ancient moundbuilder cultures. 8-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Native American Heritage: Native Views The land run evokes the preserved culture and contributions of Native Americans. 8-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Native American Heritage: The Guardian Tribal flags have an abundance of stories to tell about Native American heritage. 8-12 The Oklahoman PDF
Cherokee Nation and Government Point of Views Regarding Removal lesson plans and documents; teach US History 8-12 National Park Service HTML
Teaching with Documents Maps of the Indian Territory, the Dawes Act, and Will Roger’s Enrollment Case File; documents, Standards (not Oklahoma), teaching activities; modify to 3rd grade level; 8-12 National Archives HTML
The Cherokee Removal Examines the issue of Cherokee removal from the perspectives of Andrew Jackson, members of Congress, and members of the Cherokee nation. 6-12 Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project - NIU HTML
The Journal of Jesse Smoke: A Cherokee Boy A Cherokee Boy; lesson guide, grades 6-8, Dear America & Scholastic; 6-8 Scholastic Book
Spiro Mounds YouTube video and history 8-12 Discover Oklahoma Video
Cherokee Alphabet, The Learn about the story of Sequoyah, a Cherokee man who developed an alphabet 5-12 OETA Learning Media Video
Choctaw Dances Illustrates some of the traditional activities of Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians 5-12 OETA Learning Media Video
Living With the Land Some Native American tribes moved from region to region with the seasons 5-12 OETA Learning Media HTML

 

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Last updated on July 14, 2014