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Lesson Plans by Indiana K-12 Educators
Lick Creek African-American Settlement: Investigating the Past through Archaeology
A lesson plan from the Indiana State Museum based on archaeological investigations of an early 19th century African –American community in Indiana. The lesson plan includes background text for both teachers and students, discussion questions, a timeline, vocabulary list, bibliography and suggested activities. Grades 4-6.
Mihtohseenionki Teacher Resource Guide from the Eiteljorg Museum
This guide includes lesson plans, overhead masters, handout masters and additional resources designed to complement and add depth to the museum’s permanent gallery focusing on Native Peoples of the Indiana region, past to present. A special section of the book on the Miami Nation provides a rare glimpse from inside the culture. The lessons were written to meet Indiana Academic Standards in grades 3 through 5 and grade 8.