Moments in Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander History

This video is part of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation’s Asian and Pacific Island Animated Histories Project. This animated video highlights a few of the many events and figures in Pacific Islander history.

Title of Lesson: Moments in Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander History

Purpose:  

Re-Imagining Migration

  • Learning Arc: Understanding Migration (Life Before Migration)
  • Dispositions:
    • Inquire About Migration With Care and Nuance
    • Recognize Power & Inequities In Human Experience And Migration

Learning Outcome(s)

  • Students will develop an understanding of life before US and European contact for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.
  • Learn at a high level how colonialism and foreign business shaped present-day Hawaii and Pacific Islander communities.

Bridge-In:

  • What factors might influence somebody to stay in their home or migrate from their community?
Resources: 
Guided Practice / RIM Thinking Routines:
  • Map – Know / Wonder Chart
  • Video – Know / Wonder Chart
  • Queen Liliuokalani Videos: STEP IN – STEP OUT – STEP BACK

Moments in Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander History Lesson Plan

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