Lesson Plans
American History 9 3rd Q 08.09 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/16/2009 Instructor: Lynn Arndt Academics
Finish Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
---Discussion of the Video
Activity 1 Worksheet on Bury My Heart--Break students into groups.
Hand out sheet relating to Bury My Heart/Manifest Destiny
Discuss 1-4 in group; after group discusssions, groups share answers
Hand out activity sheet 2--small group discussions on questions 1, 2, 3, 4
Have students share their group discussions on the assigned topics

The Dawes Act--Americanization/Assimilation
Success or failure
Video--The Dakota Conflict; Sioux Uprising; Lake Shetek; Slaughter's Slough; Hangings at Mankato
Large group discussion--What did students previously know and what did
they learn.
The Role of Women in the West
The Rise of Cities
Mexicanos and African Americans in the Southwest
The West--Legend or Myth; dime novels; heroes and outlaws
The Real West--Buffalo Soldiers
Finish Section 5--Chapter 19
Homestead Act
Farming Frontier--sodbusters
Technology --steel plow; barbed wire; Founding of the Grange and Cooperative; End of the frontier
Populism; Free silver; WIlliam Jennings Bryan
Correct worksheets