WA Territory and Treaty Making

Lesson Plans – Middle School

1 | Territory and Treaty Making

Point No Point Treaty Unit

Washington State History Curriculum
OSPI Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum for the Social Studies

Historical Era

1854 – 1889 The Treaty Era | 1889 – 1930 Removal and Assimilation | 1930 – 1945 Assimilation to Termination |

1945 – 1980 Self-Determination | 1980 – Present Nation-Building | Territory and Treaty Making

Social Studies GLEs:

Grade 6:  3.1.1, 3.2.2, 3.2.3, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.3.2, 4.4.1

Grade 7: 1.1.2, 1.2.1, 3.1.1, 3.2.2, 3.2.3, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.3.2, 4.4.1

Grade 8: 1.1.2, 1.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.2.3, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.3.2, 4.4.1

Corresponding CBA:

Causes of Conflict;

Dig Deep

Essential Questions:

2,3

Common Core State Standards

Grade7_WA_Territory_Treaty_Making_Point_No_Point


Asset List

Multimedia

Multimedia

Video Content

Corresponding Chapters from the Regional Learning Project’s Required Curriculum Materials:

Ch. 1, 7 and 8

DVD: Tribal Perspectives of American History in the Northwest

Study Guide

DVD Chapter List

The DVD (75 minutes total running time) is divided into nine chapters that range from 3 to 27 minutes in length, listed here with time codes for each:

Chapter 1: Introduction (4:15 minutes)

Chapter 2: History Through Oral Tradition (7:20 min)

Chapter 3: Before Contact (6:55 min)

Chapter 4: First Contact (10:00 min)

Chapter 5: Advent of the Fur Trade and its Consequences (7:20 min)

Chapter 6: Missionaries and Early Settlers (6:50 min)

Chapter 7: The Treaties (27:00 min)

Chapter 8: Treaty Aftermath – Nez Perce Story (5:30 min)

Chapter 9: Reflections (3:55 min)

Corresponding Chapters from the Regional Learning Project’s Required Curriculum Materials:

Ch. 2

DVD: Contemporary Voices Along the Lewis and Clark Trail

Study Guide

DVD Chapter List

The DVD (28 minutes running time) is divided into five chapters that range from 3 to 10

minutes each, as follows:

Chapter 1: Introduction (9:10 minutes)

Chapter 2: Early Contact and its Consequences (3:00 min)

Chapter 3: Language (3:45 min)

Chapter 4: Respect (7:00 min)

Chapter 5: Continuity (5:00 min)

Corresponding Chapters from the Regional Learning Project’s Required Curriculum Materials:

Ch. 1, 6 – 9

DVD: Native Homelands Along The Lewis and Clark Trail

Study Guide

DVD Chapter List

The DVD (35 minutes) is divided into nine chapters that range from 2 to 8 minutes each, as follows:

Chapter 1: Introduction (2:00 minutes)

• Chapter 2: Homelands of the Mandan-Hidatsa (4:10 min)

• Chapter 3: Homeland of the Blackfeet (3:05 min)

• Chapter 4: Homeland of the Shoshone (3:05 min)

• Chapter 5: Homeland of the Salish (3:10 min)

Chapter 6: Homelands of the Sahaptin-speaking Tribes of the Columbia River (8:10 min)

• Chapter 7: Homelands of the Upper Chinookan Tribes (3:30 min)

• Chapter 8: Homelands of the Lower Chinookan Tribes (5:00 min)

• Chapter 9: Close (0:45 min)

Handouts/Documents
Student Examples/projects

MS WA Territory and Treaty Making: The Point No Point Treaty Lesson

MS WA Territory and Treaty Making: Unit Plan