No-prep, Native American "point of view" reading lesson!
After reading passages, and actual letters and statements from Native Americans, students use critical reading skills to show their understanding of the points of view of many Native Americans and others today. A difficult part of American history is the loss of Native American land to the English settlers. This lesson provides an opportunity for your students to take an in depth look at the opinions of several Native Americans and other Americans about our country's past. Great social studies/reading integration!
With this resource, you will find:
*Opinion Passage from a Native American about the celebration of Thanksgiving in the United States
*Follow-up context clues, comprehension and essay questions.
*Examples of several opinions as to whether or not Native Americans should have lost their land to settlers.
*Opinion Writing Essay Assignment
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