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Download entire lesson plans including all resources at the links below. All units are in PDF format.

Middle School Lesson Plans

The Journey

Students use artwork to understand challenges faced and strategies employed in the U.S.-Indian Treaty process.

Topics Covered:

  • U.S.-Indian Treaties
  • Territorial Washington
  • Biographies
  • Native Americans
  • EuroAmerican settlement

Standards met:

  • History
  • Geography
  • Reading
  • Arts

Elementary School Lesson Plans

Native American Life before the Treaties