13 cloze sheets interactively present the full text of eight speeches by famous Native Americans from chief Powhatan’s speech to John Smith in 1609 to in Black Hawk’s surrender speech in 1832. Two “Notes for the Teacher” pages provide a brief context for each speaker.
The language/meaning focused, "bite-sized" sections of text allow students to work with closely with the content, giving careful attention to the language to find the correct cloze insert from the provided word bank. This approach increases student comprehension, retention, and vocabulary – and provides a strong foundation for discussion and research on this core cultural text.
The eight speeches in this unit include the following:
• Chief Powhatan to Captain John Smith, 1609 (1 cloze page)
• Onondaga Chief Canasatego, "On Colonizing Education,"1744 (1 cloze page)
• Mingo Chief Logan, "Logan's Lament," 1774 (1 cloze page)
• Lenape Chief Buckongahelas, "Address to Christian Native Americans," 1781 (1 cloze page)
• Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, "Address to General William Henry Harrison," 1810 (3 cloze pages)
• Choctaw Chief Pushmataha, "Response to Chief Tecumseh on War Against the Americans," 1811 (2 cloze pages)
• Creek Chief Red Eagle, "Address to General Andrew Jackson," 1814 (1 cloze page)
• Sauk Black Hawk's Surrender Speech, 1832 (3 cloze pages)
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