Curriculum Design Approach

(This is the approach that stands behind Shana Brown (Yakama)’s teaching unit, “A Thousand Celilos: Tribal Place Names along the Lewis and Clark Trail.”)

  • Place-­Based Multiliteracies Frametwork.
  • Mini-­lessons and Readers Workshop: Researching Nonfiction, Grade 5, Reading Level T/U (Fountas & Pinnell reading level scale).

The Eleventh Standard

Students will demonstrate environmental stewardship and a sense of service achieved through acknowledgement of the interconnectedness of humanity in historical, cultural, scientific, and spiritual contexts.