This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Deloria claims that up until 1890, Indians were an important part of domestic affairs in the U. S. However, from the 1890's through the 1960's, American Indians became known as "Vanishing Americans." Although token Indians were always present at holidays, most Americans believed the majority of tribes had been killed. This lesson will explore the idea of "vanishing Americans" and "token Indians."
1) 1) Class Discussion: Ask the class to...
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