Menominee Indian School District

The purpose of the Menominee Indian School District OER Grant is to build curriculum to align standards with products, particularly with iCivics, but also in other content areas.
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How Do I Measure That?

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Students will learn common standard and metric measurement tools to measure distance, weight, and volume. Then they will complete a series of hands-on labs where they apply the use of measurement skills.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Learning Task

Author: Stacy Roe

Student Inspired Motivational Videos

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Prince EA has created a series of YouTube videos including "I JUST SUED THE SCHOOL SYSTEM !!!" "Sorry Future Generations" "I am NOT black, you are NOT white" that addresses teaching methods, future environmental issues, personal opinions, and motivational opportunities for students to observe. Prince EA uses a lyrical presentation that captures the attention of viewers by the use of "Slam Poetry" choreographed with background music.

Material Type: Assessment, Formative Assessment

Author: Klint Hischke

Technology Rich South America Geography Unit

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This unit focuses on the geography of South America. The unit incorporates technology by using resources like Google Earth and the CIA World Factbook website. The unit includes links to 5 individual lessons. All lessons include links to necessary materials. Everything for the lesson is created on the Google Platform (docs, slides) and can be easily adapted to Regions other than South America.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Learning Task, Lecture Notes, Lesson, Unit of Study

Author: LaRon Buettner

Everyone's a Poet Unit

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This unit covers 4 types of poems and a culminating activity to wrap up the lesson. It covers haiku, cinquain, diamante, and acrostic poems. It is listed as being for 7th grade, however, it can be tweaked to fit grades 4 - 8.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Linda White

Art Show with our Elders

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In this remixed lesson plan from “Art Show with the Masters” by Daniella Garran and Lisa Brizendine, students will research information on American Indian artists' lives and works. They will prepare works of art based on their understanding of the artists, their time and place in history (if applicable), and their works. Students then create an art show for to feature their artists and the artists' paintings/sculptures/artwork. Students, pretending to be artists, are interviewed on video alongside their artwork. This video will be shown as part of the exhibition.

Material Type: Lesson, Unit of Study

Author: Lynn Aprill

American Indian Reservation Controversies: Then and Now

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Reservation Controversies covers historic issues dealing with American Indian Reservations in the 1870s. This experience uses problem based learning (PBL), in which the student is confronted or faced with a real world problem which has no preconceived right or wrong answers. Using various teaching/learning strategies, which include brainstorming, role playing, and oral presentations, the students access primary sources and other background sources to arrive at a recommendation, based on the information. The teacher, librarian, and other support staff act as guides or advisors through most of the process.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Native American Biography Unit

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Students read and listen to biographies. Students will conduct a research project on a biography of their choosing, make a timeline, write a report and use it to create a seven slide presentation in Google Slides about the Native American person of their choosing.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Jolene Arndt