Past Fellowship Projects

Title: CTRL-Z “Can we undo damage that has been done?”
by Tim Mason-Osann, King Middle School, Portland, 2022

Guiding Questions:
   ● Facts:
      ○ What is the historical relationship between Wabanaki people and settlers?
   ● Impacts:
      ○ Why should we care about this if it doesn’t impact us?
      ○ How does water impact society?
   ● What can you do:
      ○ Can you fix damage that has been done?
      ○ What reparations are owed to Maine’s Indigenous people?
      ○ How can we get land and water management back into the hands of the Wabanaki people?

Early Explorers and Early Settlers Map Analysis Activity
by Ben Hale, John Bapst Memorial High School, Bangor, 2021

Activity structure:
      ○ Observe, Reflect, Question
Map List:
   ● La Nvova Francia by Giovanni Battista Ramusio, 1565 –
   ● Carte Geographiqve de la Novvelle Franse by Samuel de Champlain, 1613 –
   ● Novi Belgii by Nicolaes Visscher, 1683 –
   ● A Map of New England by John Foster, 1677 –
   ● A New and Exact Map of the Dominions of the King of Great Britain in North America by Herman Moll, 1715 –
   ● New England by John Smith, 1637 –

Studying Maine History Through Data Sets
by Matthew Lounsbury, Mt. Ararat High School, Topsham, 2023

Materials: Links provided in document
Objective: Connect ideas from US study to Maine
Standards: APUSH curriculum (skills 4, 5.2, 6.1) – Continuity and Change over Time

Activity File:
      ○ Unit Description and Documents

How Cartographers Viewed Native People
by Danielle Lucas, Massabesic Middle School, Waterboro, 2023

Essential Question: What similarities and differences can be seen in how Americans and British Colonists viewed Indigenous Peoples before and after forming the United States?

Activity File:
      ○ Unit Description and Documents

American Revolutionary War Map Project
by Abbey Woods, Mountain Valley Middle School, Mexico ME, 2023

Project Objective: Students will map the 50 US states and label them with their current state names. Students will create a map key to show the regions of the 13 colonies(the New England colonies, the middle colonies, and the southern colonies). Students will highlight one state or territory within the 13 colonies and explain their involvement in the American Revolutionary War.

Activity File:
      ○ Unit Description and Documents