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Transportation of the Tribes
Second graders compare the transportation system of the Eastern Woodland Indian Tribe and the Plains Indian Tribe. They use a chart imbedded in this instructional activity to further their understanding of the Plains Indians, then engage in a craft activity.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Zoom-In: Hopi Women Collecting Water in the Desert
Students explore how environment affects lifestyle. In this Native American and environmental lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation about Native American women collecting water in the desert. Students compare ways in which people get water and draw conclusions about the related hardships illustrated in the photographs.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Native Americans of the Plains, Southwest and Eastern Woodlands
Students investigate U.S. history by researching Native American lifestyles. In this American geography lesson, students identify the different Native American tribes that inhabited the Southwest, Eastern Woodlands and Great Plains. Students view slide-show presentations including images of these locations and the Native American shelters.
K - 2nd Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Music of the People - Native American Music
Third graders complete a unit of lessons on the singing, instruments, and dancing of Native Americans. They identify and play various instruments, complete worksheets, define key vocabulary, sing songs, and perform dances.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 102 Downloads
Southeastern Native Americans' Lifestyles
Students complete activities to learn about Southeastern Native Americans. In this lifestyles lesson, students watch a PowerPoint about Southeastern Native Americans, view artifacts from the region and discuss the objects with a partner. Students analyze primary sources and draw a picture of a Native American village.
4th - 11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 20 Downloads
Sort it Out- American Indian Tribes
Second graders analyze and sort images. In this sort it out instructional activity, 2nd graders view primary sources for clues to assist in sorting them into three regions: Eastern Woodland, Southwest and the Plains.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
The Affects of Environment on Native American Culture
Students research the culture of the Native Americans. In this U.S. History lesson, students are given the major geological areas where the Indians lived prior to the arrival of the Europeans, then they create a notebook that compares and contrasts how culture is developed.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 94 Downloads
Fourth graders investigate the role of environment in the life of three Native American tribes. In this Native Americans activity, 4th graders define environment, regions, and natural resources. Students recognize how environment influences the lives of all people due to the amount of natural resources they have.
4th Social Studies & History 5 Views 38 Downloads
Whole Group Research in North America: Lesson 10
Sixth graders explore world geography by participating in a word scramble activity. In this natural resources lesson, 6th graders identify the different civilizations that once inhabited the Americas and the types of plants and animals they ate.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Life of a Powhatan Indian
Students explore American history by researching Native American tribes. In this Powhatan Indian lesson, students visualize the environment the Powhatan indians used to inhabit by examining a map of America. Students view images of Powhatan indians and discuss their farming techniques while answering study questions.
4th - 7th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Students investigate the art of Norval Morrisseau and create "x-ray paintings" using styles and symbols related to his work in this one or two day art lesson for third grade through twelfth grade. Emphasis is placed upon creative exploration and discussion.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Native American Food
Second graders discuss how Native Americans survived and obtained food. In this Native Americans lesson, 2nd graders watch a PowerPoint on how Native Americans used their environment to find food, discuss how the environment affected their food and discuss how Native Americans used trees to build canoes.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads