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Teaching An Algonquin Challenges Claims of European Superiority

An Algonquin Challenges Claims of European Superiority

Use this primary source to bring the voice of an Algonquin leader into your classroom as you study the colonial time period. Examine the source and consider who the speaker is, what their main message is, and why they might have this perspective.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What does the Algonquin chief think of his lifestyle compared to that of newly arrived Europeans?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.4 - Key Terms & Tone, US.01 - Three Worlds Meet (Beginnings -1620)

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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