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Symbolism and Collective Identity

  • Explain how Wampum belts provide insights into the collective identities of the Iroquois.
  • Develop a symbol that accurately reflects a collective identity that students may have as members of a group.

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome - How did the Wampum Belt address collective identity? (I, PADM)
Specific Outcome - How did the social structure of the Iroquois Confederacy impact its political structure? (CC, PADM)
Specific Outcome - To what extent did the decision-making process within the Iroquois Confederacy reflect democratic ideals of equity and fairness? (PADM)
Specific Outcome 6.S.1.2 - Students will critically evaluate ideas, information and positions
Specific Outcome 6.S.2.1 - Students will use primary sources to interpret historical events and issues
Specific Outcome 6.S.2.2 - Students will use historical and community resources to understand and organize the sequence of historical events
Specific Outcome 6.S.2.3 - Students will explain the historical contexts of key events of a given time
Specific Outcome 6.S.4.2 - Students will consider multiple perspectives when dealing with issues, decisions making and problems solving
Specific Outcome 6.S.4.5 - Students will use data gathered from a variety of electronic sources to address identified problems
Specific Outcome 6.S.5.1 - Students will demonstrate the skills of compromise to reach group consensus
Specific Outcome 6.S.5.2 - Students will work collaboratively with others to achieve a common goal
Specific Outcome 6.S.8.1 - Students will express opinions and present perspectives and information in a variety of forms such as oral or written presentations, speeches or debates
Specific Outcome 6.S.8.2 - Students will express reasons for their ideas and opinions, in oral or written form
Specific Outcome 6.S.8.4 - Students will respond appropriately to comments and questions, using language respectful of human diversity
Specific Outcome 6.S.8.5 - Students will listen to others to understand their perspectives
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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