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Eastern Woodland Natives

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Supplement your social studies instruction with a reading passage about the Eastern Woodlands. After reading the passage, learners respond to five related questions.
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Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study Native Americans. In this US history lesson, 2nd graders observe pictures of Native Americans in the Eastern Woodlands and describe the shelter, food, clothing, and tribes.
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Eastern Woodland and Plains Indians

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders are introduced to the American Indian tribes - Eastern Woodland and Plains Indians. They complete various comparison activities to explore how differently they lived.
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Eastern Woodland Indians

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research the Eastern Woodland Indians in this instructional activity. They list the tribes and write a description of the physical environment. They list examples of the types of food, clothing, transportation,...
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Transportation of the Tribes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders compare the transportation system of the Eastern Woodland Indian Tribe and the Plains Indian Tribe. They use a chart imbedded in this lesson to further their understanding of the Plains Indians, then engage in a craft...
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America's First People

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this comparing and contrasting Southwest and Eastern Woodlands tribes worksheet, students read facts and use them to complete a Venn Diagram and write short answers. Students write twenty-six answers.
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American Indian Tribes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore two Indian tribes. They explore how tribes lived using natural resources. They compare Eastern Woodland and Plains Indians.
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Native Americans of the Plains, Southwest and Eastern Woodlands

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate U.S. history by researching Native American lifestyles. In this American geography instructional activity, students identify the different Native American tribes that inhabited the Southwest, Eastern Woodlands and...
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The Iroquois

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
During the early 1500s, parts of modern-day New York were inhabited by Eastern Woodland Native Americans. To learn about the daily life, value, and traditions of these tribes, fourth graders research the Iroquois.  Groups select projects...
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Cumulative Game on Native Americans

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete a written activity as well as play a review game about the Eastern Woodland Indian tribe and the Plains Indian tribe - natural resources, food, shelter, clothing, transportation, etc.
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Clothing of the Tribes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders compare and contrast the different clothing worn by the Eastern Woodland Indian Tribe and the Plains Indian Tribe.
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Sort it Out- American Indian Tribes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders analyze and sort images. In this sort it out lesson, 2nd graders view primary sources for clues to assist in sorting them into three regions: Eastern Woodland, Southwest and the Plains. 
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Whole Group Research in North America: Lesson 10

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore world geography by participating in a word scramble activity. In this natural resources instructional activity, 6th graders identify the different civilizations that once inhabited the Americas and the types of...
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Native American Trivia Book

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research information about the Eastern Woodland Indians for a class trivia book. They Save, proofread, and print out their trivia sheet and design a cover page for the book.
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Indians of North America

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students, after investigating Indians of North America, give examples of early cultures and settlements that existed in North America prior to contact with Europeans. They identify and compare historic Indian groups of the East,...
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Zoom-In: Hopi Women Collecting Water in the Desert

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore how environment affects lifestyle. For 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...
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Hey, Hey, We're Pamunkey... and other American Indians

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students locate Native American group settlements in different geographic regions of the United Staes. They communicate with a keypal in another region of the United States.
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The Distribution of Woodland in the United States, 1873

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate a map of 1873 that shows woodland in the United States. They examine this map to explore the different ways trees have been used in the United States and predict how the way we use woodlands today could affect them...
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Not 'Indians,' Many Tribes: Native American Diversity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore what they thought they knew about "Indians." They examine the Hopi, Abeneki and Kwatiutl tribes in a game-like activity using archival documents.
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Comparing Cinderella and The Rough-Face Girl

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Pupils examine similarities and differences between cultures. They'll see that literature, reading, and story telling is something all cultures have in common. They should construct Venn diagrams to help them compare and contrast the...
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Native American Music: Section 2

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Take a look into the many facets, purposes, and styles of Native American music. Each slide in this well-organized presentation provides clear introductory information on the forms and functions of American tribal music. Use it to...
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Customs and Traditions

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Here's a two-part reading comprehension worksheet that asks kids to read a short passage about the customs and traditions of Native American tribes and then to answer a series of questions based on the article.
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Owl Eyes.

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners create an animal with clay and use toothpick to draw or carve features. Students write descriptions of their animal and tell why they created it in a certain way. Learners write legends on their own, perhaps using their created...
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Life of a Powhatan Indian

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore American history by researching Native American tribes. In this Powhatan Indian lesson plan, students visualize the environment the Powhatan indians used to inhabit by examining a map of America. Students view images of...

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