Discovering Archaeology in Alaska

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Intrigue of the Past: Discovering Archaeology in Alaska supports the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, and Science.  The guide supplements Intrigue of the Past: A Teacher’s Activity Guide for Fourth through Seventh Grades.  The interdisciplinary lessons within Discovering Archaeology in Alaska facilitate literacy instruction across the content areas while also promoting the development of critical thinking skills.  Lessons include problem solving, scientific inquiry, observation-inference, cooperative learning, and citizenship skills as students learn about the first occupants and different Tribal groups residing throughoutAlaska.  Developing an understanding of the importance of stewardship of archaeological sites through the appreciation of the lives of people who previously occupiedAlaska is the goal.  Archaeology, an interdisciplinary field, provides a natural integration of science with language arts, mathematics, social studies, and history.

Intrigue of the Past: Discovering Archaeology in Alaska is published by the Bureau of Land Management Heritage Education Program, Project Archaeology.  To purchase this publication please click the “order now” button to the left.

CONTENTS

v                      Table of Contents

vii                    Illustration Credits

xiv                   Foreword

xi                     Preface

xiv                   Acknowledgements

xvii                  Introduction to Educators

xviii                 How to Use This Book

 

SECTION 1 –ANCHORAGEAREA

1                                            The Arrival – Washington D.C. to Anchorage, AK

2                                            The Surprise – Anchorage

3                                            The First Adventure – Beluga Point

4                                            The Origins – The Ice Age

5                                            The First Alaskans – the Early Peoples

 

SECTION 2 –FAIRBANKSAND THE INTERIOR

6                                            The Bison – Early Hunting-Gathering Peoples

7                                            Alaskaland – Early Alaskan Peoples

8                                            The Camping Trip – The Alaskan Railroad and Denali National Park

9                                            The Park and the Ice Age – Denali National Park and Preserve

10                                        The Athapaskans – The Copper River Area

 

SECTION 3 – THE ARCTIC ANDNORTHWESTERN ALASKA

11                                        The Alaskan Interior – A Trip to Nome

12                                        Gold! – Nome in Early 1900

13                                        Panning for Gold – The Nome Gold Rush, 1900

14                                        The Iditarod – The Last Great Race

15                                        The Serum Run of 1925 – Dogsledding Heroes

16                                        The Eskimos – Talking with a Kotzebue Elder

17                                        Eskimo Whaling – Barrow and the Arctic

SECTION 4 –SOUTHERN ALASKA

18                                        Southeast Alaska– Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian Peoples

19                                        Russian America– Adventures in Sitka

20                                        Russian Americain Sitka– A Royal Ball

21                                        The Aleutians – The Islands in the Sea

 

SECTION 5 – MODERNALASKA

22                                        The Alaska Highway– The Research Project

23                                        The Alaskahighway Adventure – A 1940s ALCAN Adventure

24                                        AlaskaToday – Booms and Busts

SECTION 6 – ARCHAEOLOGY WEEK

25                                        Archaeology Week – The Contest

26                                        Ft.Egbertand Eagle – The WAMCATS Adventure

27                                        The Prehistory Project – Ft. Wainwright and Ladd Field

28                                        Archaeology Week – the Adventure Concludes

 

APPENDICES

1                                            Teacher Lesson Plans

2                                            Glossary

3                                            References and Bibliography

4                                            Resources

5                                            Evaluation

6                                            Index

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