Indigenous Peoples: Then and Now

Lesson 16 - Discussion & Writing

Objective

Discuss why Wilma Mankiller is considered an Indigenous hero and how she has changed the world.

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Writing Prompt

Why is Wilma Mankiller considered an Indigenous hero? How has she changed the world? 

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Common Core Standards

  • RI.3.2 — Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

  • SL.3.1 — Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

  • SL.3.1.c — Ask questions to check understanding of information presented, stay on topic, and link their comments to the remarks of others.

  • SL.3.1.d — Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.

  • W.3.2 — Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Spiral Standards

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L.3.1

L.3.2

SL.3.1.a

SL.3.1.b

SL.3.3

SL.3.6

W.3.10