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Archaeology Lesson Plans --  Kansas


These lesson plans and activities incorporate archaeological evidence. Those examples created and contributed by Educators are indicated. Share your favorite archaeology lessons with us and others here

Lesson Plans by Kansas K-12 Educators
 

Rock Art Lesson Plans that meets the Kansas Board of Education Standards for 8th grade science, United States history, and Kansas history plus 6th grade geography and world history.
http://www.ksarchaeo.info/KAM/2003KAM/RockArtcurriculum.pdf

 

Trails Lesson Plan that meets the Kansas Board of Education Standards for 8th grade science, United States history, and Kansas history plus 6th grade geography and world history
http://www.ksarchaeo.info/KAM/2004KAM/TrailsLesson.pdf

 

Faces of the Past-- Art Lesson Plan that meets various Kansas Board of Education Standards for K-8 students. Lessons include: "Coloring Kansas of the Past" (the coloring pages also available as separate downloads), "Portrait of a Classmate," "Collage of Faces," "Paper Mache Masks," and a "Sculpture Contest." http://www.ksarchaeo.info/2005KAM/ArtLesson.pdf

 

Trade Lesson Plan  that meets the Kansas Board of Education Standards for 8th grade science, United States history, and Kansas history plus 6th grade geography and world history.

 

A Place to Call Home curriculum KSHS Archeology Popular Report No. 3.
Four units are available in PDF format on the KSHS web site at

 

Puzzles from the Past:  Problem Solving through Archeology. This traveling resource trunk combines an exploration of Native American cultures with an introduction of basic archeological concepts. All the lessons have been designed to correlate with the Kansas State Board of Education standards. Lessons in this trunk are developed for grades 6 to 8, but the trunk's contents can be adapted for other ages. The text of the six lessons are online in PDF format at http://www.kshs.org/teachers/trunks/archeo.htm

 

Updated 04/21/08