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82 resources with the keyterm indians

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Kumeyaay Indians

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Useful for literary analysis, citing textual evidence, or summary skills, this lesson about the Kumeyaay Indians would be a good addition to your language arts class. Middle schoolers read novels and summarize the literature in their own...
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Who is an Indian?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students understand that there is a great difference among Indians. In this Indian identity instructional activity students discover that there are requirements to be in a tribe. Students write a paper listing the process to become a...
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First Meeting of the Indians and the Europeans

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Your class hears a Native American Indian point of view of Europeans' arrival in Louisiana. They assess how cultural perspectives (especially an insider's view) and native language can shape a story. Each pupil identifies the...
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President Jackson and Chief John Ross's Arguments For/Against Relocation

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the arguments of President Jackson on Indian removal.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders read various primary sources on President Jackson.  
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Masks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine traditional masks from Southwest Indian groups and create their own mask based on Internet research. They share their mask with the members of their class.
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Chitimacha Indians in Louisiana

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Your class will discover important facts about the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana in this in-depth PowerPoint. They gain knowledge about their heritage through facts and pictures. For a quick assessment, there are eight short answer...
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Native Americans: People of the Plains

For Students 3rd - 4th
A Venn Diagram invites learners to compare the roles of men and women in Native American societies. Learners write down as many ideas as they can, including roles that men and women shared
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This Just In: Exploreer Neets Wabanaki Indians

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students engage in a research of the Wabanaki Indians using a Social Studies textbook. Then the teacher reviews the information with the students. Then they work in groups to decipher the meaning of a primary source document and write a...
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Oh, California

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners begin this lesson by charting information about the relationship between the Spanish missionaries and Native Americans at a California mission. Then, students identify the dynamics of those relationships that would have made...
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Identifying Stereotypes and Misconceptions

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore misconceptions. In this stereotypyes lesson, 5th graders define what shapes their views and opinions.  Students read stories with misconceptions about Indians and rewrite passages to be non-stereotypical. 
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Inuits and Native Americans: Constructing Comparisons

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the culture of the Inuit indians and make comparisons to the native tribes of America. They conduct research in small groups and concentrate on the geographical location of the tribe in order to speculate about the...
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Foreign Miners

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pupils examine primary source documents from miners who went to California in the search of gold. They compare and contrast the letters they read and discuss what types of discrimination still exists today.
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The Affects of Environment on Native American Culture

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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...
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The Omaha Native Americans

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students reflect on the history of Native Americans in the current Omaha area.  In this lesson, students utilize the computer by completing an Internet search on Native Americans in Omaha then gather in small groups to share what they...
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Plows on the Hunting Grounds

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students will examine and anaylze the assimilation of Native Americans in the US.
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Living With An Indian Tribe

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research and compare differences between Navaho, Cheyenne and Kwakiutl Indian tribes, determine with which tribe they would choose to live, taking factors such as location and available resources into consideration, and...
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Declarations of Independence

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine what they know about American Indians past and present, then research key issues facing American Indian tribes today. To synthesize their learning, students write letters taking the perspective of an American Indian.
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Native American Interdisciplinary Educational Unit

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students research various Native American stories and legends. They participate in reader's theater, write original legends, cook Native American foods, construct dioramas and view Native American art and artifacts.
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Thanksgiving Puzzle

For Students K - 5th
In this Thanksgiving puzzle, students identify words such as feast, pilgrim, turkey, that have to do with Thanksgiving. A list of 18 words is provided for students to locate.
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Introduction to Indians and the First Thanksgiving

For Teachers K
Students use yarn to create a timeline of the first Thanksgiving. After a class discussion, they view pictures of artifacts and Native Americans to identify the tools and items present during the first Thanksgiving. In groups, they...
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Indian Removal

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the historical events surrounding The Trail of Tears. They write a letter that identifies the people, destination, events, and descriptions surrounding the timeframe. Students provide a written summary of the history...
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Native American Learning Stories

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze different types of Indian stories.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders read a story and answer comprehension questions.  Students compare and contrast their stories. 
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Western Expansion

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the lives of cowboys and Indians during the time of Western Expansion.  For this American History lesson, 8th graders analyze various posters dealing with the Industrial Revolution and Westward Expansion.  Students...
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I Am Indopino

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders research the history and resilience of American  Indians /indigenous people.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders examine the importance of telling and learning about personal and cultural history.  Students...