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Cahokia & Sunwatch: Native American Communities in Pre-Contact North America

17 March 2011, Saturday, Tri County ESC, Wooster

 Core theme: Peopling the New World: Immigration and Migration of Natives and Newcomers
 
Here is the RESPONSE TO READING ASSIGNMENT that is due on March 17.

Here is PRIMARY SOURCE ACTIVITY THREE that is due on March 17

Here is the USING PRIMARY SOURCES IN THE CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENT that is due on March 17
 

8:30:Refreshments

 
9:00: Welcome; Icebreaker: Lead Teacher Janice Kollar; Announcements
 
9:15:Presentation: Cahokia & SunWatch. Robert Cook, Ohio State University
 
10:20: Break
 
10:30: Presentation Continued
 
Noon: Lunch
 
12:45: Primary Source Activity. Mark Butler, the Ohio Historical Society 
 
1:30: Taking it Back to the Classroom. Lead Teacher Lee McBee
 
2:10: Afternoon break
 
2:20: Summer Institute Overview. Stuart Hobbs
 
2:40: Evaluation. Matt Courser
 
3:00: Head for Home
 

Here the PRIMARY SOURCE ACTIVITY ON NATIVE AMERICANS (ARTIFACT ANALYSIS) that is due on June 25.

Additional Resources:

 SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park

 
Lesson Plan: Cahokia and the Misssissippian Culture. Created by Connecting to the Past teachers in 2011.

"America's Lost City," by  Andrew Lawler, Science, December 2011. An article on the latest research at Cahokia.

 The Ohio History Store has reproductions of Native American artifacts--mostly Hopewell. Great for classroom use.

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