"Lesson Plan Outline: The First Alaskans
2. Grade range: 2-4th, Target 3rd grade
How did the First Alaskans use the land for their culture and traditional ways of living?
The impact of European explorers on the people, resource…"
"I too thought a compare and contrast writing or activity would be an thought provoking assignment for students.When looking at their own lives and then be able to say what they would have done in the face of the problems encountered by Nick and his…"
"In Attu Boy, Nick Golodoff was six years old when his peaceful life in a remote Aleutian village was interrupted by the invasion of the Japanese army in 1942. How does Nick’s story of enemy invasion, occupation, and finally becoming a prisoner…"
"In Alaska Native Cultures and Issues, in the section titled, “What is important to know about Alaska Native cultures?” The author points out that,
"To a casual observer Alaska Native individuals appear to be…"
"The quote that keeps coming to mind is "you can't judge a book by its cover." Just because you see people doing or using modern materials does not in anyway indicate their values and concern for their cultural heritage and beliefs.…"
"I too found the ANCSA piece interesting. I thought it was more of a rushed settlement that did not exactly take the whole picture into context before finalizing. It is true the land and the people needed to have an agreement with the state of Alaska…"
Which themes were highlighted in the Migrations lecture? The lecture highlighted the many different land regions of the diverse state of Alaska. Stretching from arctic lands to the fertile river and mountainous areas that have drawn the people to those areas for multiple resources that shaped their lives. The animals, flora and fauna are shaped by the diverse eco-regions presented in the lecture as well as the peoples who followed them through out the seasons. These abundant resources that are…See More