For Teachers & Students

The land petitions featured on this website can be introduced to the classroom with a board game designed to explore concepts of petitioning and land settlement: Contested Terrain: Petition Edition.

The board game and accompanying materials have been prepared for students at elementary and secondary levels. The levels feature different modes of play with age-appropriate lesson plans, contextual information, and curricular connections.

Elementary (K-5)

Download the complete package of learning materials for elementary-level students:

Elementary-level Learning Resources Package [ PDF, 1.1 MB ]

Package contents are described in Elementary (K-5) learning resources.

Secondary (6-12)

Download the complete package of learning materials for secondary-level students:

Secondary-level Learning Resources Package [ PDF, 1.1 MB ]

Package contents are described in Secondary (6-12) learning resources.

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