This unit plan is comprised of a variety of inquiry-based lessons that explore the culture and way of life of the Native Americans who occupied New England. After studying the Akin house documents, materials, and narratives, I chose to focus my unit on the land and the people who came before the Akin family so that students will learn the long-view of our rich New England history.
Brown, Amanda; Fitts-Sprauge, Charlotte; Gray, Andrew; Himmelsbach, Maya; Hood, Abbey; Richards, Meghan; Riposa, Brianna; and Robinson, Arnold, "Akin House Curriculum Development and Living History Programming" (2013). Education. 1.
Education students from Roger Williams University worked with the Akin House to develop curriculum and programming for dynamic museum experiences. Students developed a series of educational lectures that focus on the Akins House's presence in contextual history.