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Alaskool's Ready-to-Go Curricula

Teaching Unit for Primary Grades K-3 -- "KEET" by Claribel and Henry Davis. Includes legend of Keet, teaching unit, further activities, and bibliography.

The 25% Project - High school history class assignment and student projects from Juneau-Douglas High School's Early Scholars Program (ESP) - a program for college-bound Alaska Native students. Assignment directs students to delve into their own cultural knowledge and histories in creative informational projects.

Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) Curricula - several ANCSA units from a variety of sources

The Cup’ik People of the Western Tundra - A curriculum developed by John Pingayak. Terrific resource with stories, a glossary with sound files, activities, and lots of information on the Cup'ik people.

Also reference: Guidebook for Integrating Cup'ik Culture and Curriculum developed by Christina Reagle for the Kashunamiut School District

Nikaitchuat Ixisabviat Respect for Nature Curriculum lesson plan units written by Kotzebue IRA's Immersion Program in Kotzebue, Alaska. (If the title for this group of lesson plans looks funny, it's because you need to download Alaskool's free Inupiaq font!)

The Northwest Arctic Borough School District (NWABSD) Basic Curriculum for Social and Inupiaq Studies, Volume II (1990-91) Courtesy of the NWABSD

The Seal Islands: Fur Seal Rookeries National Historic Landmark, the Pribilof Islands, Focus: St. George Island. A lesson plan providing an example of Teaching with Historic Places - produced by Patricia H. Partnow, Ph.D. for the National Park Service and the National Trust for Historic Preservation and St. George Tanaq Corporation.

Unalakleet, Materials on Unalakleet, Alaska written for classroom use by Patricia H. Partnow during her tenure as Curriculum Development Specialist, Indian Education Program, Anchorage School District

Teaching with Primary Sources -- Teaching with Documents: Using Primary Sources from the National Archives - Excerpted from National Archives and Records Administration and National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, D.C., 1989. Excellent for use with historical documents online at Alaskool!

Alaskool's Interactive Curriculum Planner is offline until further notice. If it becomes available again you will be able to create your own teaching curriculum using our interactive planner organizer after signing up for a username and password.