Lesson Plan: Native Americans

For Grades 2 to 4: This lesson introduces students to writing historical fiction stories.

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Subject: Social Studies, Writing
Target Skills: Understanding Story Structure and Development
Goal: Students will write a narrative around the life and work of a Native American, using historical details in their stories.

The lesson plan includes:

LESSON PLAN
Native Americans: Outline, Procedure, Adaptations/Modifications, Assessment, Activity Expansion

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STORYBOARDS
Li’l Stories storyboard templates are designed to help organize and guide students through formulating their ideas into a fluid story.

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TEACHERS’S GUIDE WITH ACTIVITY IDEAS, CURRICULUM MAP
Our teacher’s guide describes the Li’l Stories framework and materials in detail. It includes activity ideas, implementation tips, the curriculum map, and its alignment to common core.

Resources_CurriculumMap

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LI’L STORIES IDEA CARDS AND STICKERS: NATIVE AMERICANS
The set is customized to specific Social Studies content. It consists of characters and settings for the retelling of 4 legends from tribes in the East, as well as 12 cards/stickers with illustrations of historical tools.

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LI’L STORIES CONTENT CARDS: STORY ELEMENTS
The set includes story elements (character, setting, plot, and story sequence) question triggers to help students get started in thinking about developing their ideas for new stories.

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INSTRUCTIONS
• Download lesson plan
• Print teacher’s guide, storyboards and curriculum map on 11” by 17” sheets of paper.
• Print the 2″ by 2″ stickers on an Avery White Square Labels (#22806) sheet.
• Print content cards on 8 1/2” by 11” sheets of paper, fold along the dashed line and laminate.
• Use 2″ by 2″ Post-its if you’d like students to be able to edit their stories.