American Indian Literature Grades 9-12
(Literature G. 9-12)

This course is designed as an opportunity for participants to explore OPI instructional units as well as other IEFA texts. Participants will explore a variety of fiction and nonfiction texts for use in grades 9-12. Most resources are place-based, either focused on Montana tribes or created by Montana Indian authors. Through extensive readings in a variety of genres, discussion, and completion of instructional activities/examination of accurate and authentic Native American fiction and nonfiction texts, participants will develop instructional strategies and lesson plans for immediate integration of IEFA into their classrooms. This course is rigorous and requires the participant to access a number of texts through their school or public library or to purchase them from WM-PLC or bookstores.