Lesson Plan: Indian Pride: Ep. 4: Tribal Relations with U.S. Government: G6-8Written By: Cheryl Long Feather: Bismarck Public Schools, Bismarck, North Dakota
Grade Level: 6 - 8
One Class Period
OverviewAs a result of this activity, students will have a greater understanding of how to use mathematics to deduce the impact of the U.S. government policy of allotment with Native American Tribes.
Learning ObjectivesStudents will understand the context of the policy of land allotment with Native American tribes. Students will be able to articulate a brief history of the General Allotment Act of 1887 or the Dawes Allotment Act. Students will be able to use mathematical equations to deduce the impact of this policy on tribal land loss.
MaterialsAllotment Activity Scenario Worksheet Allotment Activity Worksheet