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- Anne M.
- Richmond, VA
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Third graders choose two Native American tribes to compare and contrast using an assigned website. They complete a chart that shows how the tribes are the same and different. Using information gathered on their charts, they answer essential questions before sharing information with classmates.
Fifth graders apply knowledge about Native American tribes while writing an acrostic poem. They enhance the writing with pictures that symbolize important characteristics of the tribes. They use digital cameras, scanners, image editing and word processing software to create a final presentation of the poetry.
Fourth graders investigate the role of environment in the life of three Native American tribes. In this Native Americans lesson, 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. Students compare and contrast the three native American tribes and the regions they live in.
Students explore Native American tribes by examining photographs. In this American Indian culture lesson, students analyze images from a slide-show which presents different tribes of Native Americans which students identify. Students examine ways Native American tribes utilized their land for survival.
Young scholars discuss and analyze the pros and cons of using Native American names and images to represent sports teams. Using primary sources, including position statements from Native American tribes, interviews with school alumni and individual Native Americans, they write an persuasive essay that demonstrates their opinion on the issue.
Students research one of the Plains or Northwest Native American tribes that the Oregon Trail travelers might have encountered in their journey west. In this American history lesson, students research the tribes, complete a journal entry for the topic, read a book about the topic, and make a digital scrapbook for the topic. Students may also take part in food tasting of the time and create crafts from the era.
Students research the West Coast Native American tribes and create a project about the lives of the tribes. In this Native American tribes lesson plan, students complete Internet research to learn about the West Coast tribes. Students complete a report for the lesson plan including a written report, oral report, poem, folklore story, and art activity.
Fifth graders investigate given cultures using the internet, personal interviews and other sources, They examine how the civilizations of six Native American tribes and six Australian Aboriginal tribes survived during their respective winter seasons. After information is gathered, American and Australian classrooms share information via e-mail and present it in a PowerPoint slide show.