Students will learn about real life “Super Indians” who have created positive change for Native people by reading biographies about different Native leaders. Students will then analyze what makes these individuals real life “Super Indians” before exploring their own superhero identity.
This lesson was designed as a companion for the Native Voices audio episodes “The New Adventures of Super Indian.” TheAutry.org/NativeVoices
CCSS-ELA LITERACY: .RI.11-12.7
Lesson: Super Indians: Superheroes
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