Indigenous Foreigners: Geographic Impact on the Literary and Social Construct of “Other”

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson, students will understand the geographic landscape that is home to many Native Americans. Students will then connect the physical separation of reservations with the psychological separation expressed thematically by modern Native American authors.
Karin Jozefowski
Grade Range: 
High School
1-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
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National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
10: The characteristics, distribution and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics
13: How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future