relationship between contact and influence has been established, students need
to experience how the Iroquois could influence the Colonial Leaders. The
forum for this interaction is the treaty gathering. Students will learn about
the people and the roles they played at a treaty gathering.
- Students will identify
the different groups of people who attended treaty gatherings and their motivation
for doing so.
- Students will explain
how decisions were negotiated and formalized
and the exchange of wampum).
III. Essential Questions
- What was the significance
of the treaty gathering to the people in attendance?
- Based on primary source
materials, what is known about the events at treaty gatherings?
- What types of interactions
did the Colonists have with the Iroquois at a treaty gathering?
- As the US becomes increasingly
more diverse, students need to be more culturally competent. Being able to
view and appreciate different cultures and multiple perspectives broadens
students understanding of the world.
V. Students' Prior Knowledge
- Pre-Assessment Quiz
- Vocabulary Activity
- Previous experiences
with Native American culture
- Students will need writing
materials and art materials to illustrate their work.
Activity For Lesson Two
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