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SANKOFA: AFRICAN AMERICANS IN RHODE ISLANd

Enabling teachers to broaden their tools for teaching about African American history and culture in Rhode Island.  This project is funded, in part, by the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities.   Activities are recommended for grades six through eight. Click on the link above for the free online version that can also be downloaded and printed.  Professional full-color printed copies can be purchased through Lulu.com.  This packet complements the Sankofa:  African Americans in Rhode Island CaraVan program.

 

Slavery in our world today

Enabling teachers to discuss modern slavery with their students.  This lesson plan is recommended for grades six through eight.  This lesson plan was developed alongside the Sankofa: African Americans in Rhode Island project and was funded, in part, by the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities. 

 

Dig It!: Exploring Archaeology

Enabling teachers to broaden their tools for teaching about archaeology.  In this curriculum packet, students will be introduced to archaeological methods with activities that cover math, science, and writing skills.  Reading content and activities are recommended for grades four through eight.  Professional, full-color printed copies can be purchased through lulu.com.  This curriculum packet complements the Dig It!:  Exploring Archaeology CaraVan program.

Culture Connect: Discover the Cultures of the World

Enabling teachers to broaden their tools for teaching about multiculturalism.  In this curriculum packet, students will be introduced to the concept of culture and will learn about the Maya, Hmong, and Kiowa and Comanche cultures.  Students will explore their own and their neighbors' cultures.  Reading content recommended for all readers.  Activities are recommended for grades one through eight. Professional, full-color copies can be purchased through lulu.com.  This packet complements the Culture Connect:  Discover the Cultures of the World CaraVan program.

Beyond Thanksgiving

Enabling teachers to broaden their tools for about teaching post contact Northeastern Native America with a focus on one Wampanoag girl and her ancestors.  Reading content is recommended for all readers.  Activities are recommended for grades one through four.  This curriculum packet also complements the Native People of Southeastern New England CaraVan program.

Beyond Cowboys and Indians

Enabling teachers to broaden their tools for teaching about the Plains Indians with a focus on the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota peoples.  Reading content is recommended for all readers.  Activities are recommended for grades one through four.  This curriculum packet complements the Native People of the Plains CaraVan program.