Hall of Eastern Woodlands Indians

Resources for Educators


Plan your class field trip to the hall with these free resources.

Hall of Eastern Woodlands Indians Educator's Guide cover

Get an advance look at the hall’s major themes and what your class will encounter.

This eight-page, easy-to-use guide for K-12 educators includes:

  • Map of the Hall
  • Essential Questions (important background content)
  • Teaching in the Hall (self-guided explorations)
  • Come Prepared Checklist
  • Correlation to Standards
  • Glossary
  • Teaching in the Hall of New York State Environment 


Educator's Guide

Use these resources to help students engage more deeply with the hall content. You can download a full set of activities or select individual components to suit your field trip needs.

Pre-, During, and Post-Visit Activities

These sets of activities are aligned to the Common Core State Standards for English Language arts and the New York State Social Studies Standards. Students will:

  1. Before their visit, read an article about content related to the hall
  2. At the Museum, use worksheets to gather information
  3. Back in the classroom, use what they have learned to complete a writing task

Each component includes educator support for facilitation and assessment rubrics for student work.

Timeframe: 2 class periods, plus 40-60 minutes at the Museum

Museum Worksheets Only

example of worksheet

Short on time but still want to support your students’ exploration of the hall? Have them use these worksheets on their own or in small groups.

Timeframe: 40-60 minutes at the Museum

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Articles Only

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Use these readings before or after your Museum visit to deepen your students understanding of a theme of the hall.

Timeframe: 1 class period

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Images & Discussion Guide Only

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Want to pique your students’ interest in this hall? Use this simple guide to help them analyze and discuss illustrations of the Lenape Indians and their way of life.

Timeframe: 1 class period

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