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541 resources with the keyterm native americans

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Modern Interpretations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
To conclude an eight-lesson study of the events that occurred in the early colonial period in Deerfield, Massachussetss, class members evaluate the point of view and bias found in late 19th and early 20th century retellings.
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Colonial North America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Showcase the religion, conflicts, daily life, and politics of Colonial North America. A very well-done presentation highlights all the major colonial groups, social norms, demographics, and political struggles of the time. Perfect for an...
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Taming the Frontier

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine paintings by Thomas Cole and Jasper Francis Cropsey as windows into American frontier life. They consider the pioneer's relationship with nature and the role of Native Americans in the pioneer's lives and settlements.
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Whose Rite Is It?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The class explores and debates, from multiple perspectives, a petition to allow Hopi Indians to take golden eagle hatchlings from a federal wildlife sanctuary for use in a religious ceremony. Pupils defend their personal views on the...
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Native Americans in Arkansas: The Quapaw

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
The Quapaw Indians of Arkansas are the focus of this American history lesson plan. Learners discover many aspects of the Quapaw culture, such as their dwellings, social organization, food, and how the tribe was eventually driven out of...
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Traditions and Languages of Three Native Cultures: Tlingit, Lakota, and Cherokee

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the connections between tradition and language. They examine the environment, history and culture of the Tlingit, Lakota and Cherokee tribes and identify the importance of maintaining languages for oral traditions.
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Lesson 1: English-Indian Encounters

For Teachers 8th - 10th
What did the English settlers think of the Native Americans inhabiting the Chesapeake region of the United States? Learners analyze a series of documents and images to determine the English perception of the local inhabitants. A great...
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Hopi Tribal Council

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Focusing on the differences between traditional Hopi government and the Hopi Tribal Council, this resource is a good addition to your unit on Native American culture. Learners conduct Internet research, analyze primary source photos, and...
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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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Intermediate Guided Reading Lesson Plan for: Corn is Maize The Gift of the Indians

For Teachers 3rd
A lovely guided reading lesson awaits you and your students. They read the book,Corn is Maize: The Gift of the Indians, by Aliki, summarize the important events of the story, and describe how corn has helped develop culture in America.
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Navajo Code Talkers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
An engaging lesson plan focuses on the contributions of the Navajo people during World War II. Learners read the book Navajo Code Talkers by Andrew Santella, answer a series of comprehension questions about the text, and write a letter...
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The Strength of Native American Music

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What is American Roots music? Examine the relationship between music, culture, and history as it relates to America. Middle schoolers will discuss how one can use music to survive culturally. They will also discover the role of music in...
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Native Foods and Livelihoods

For Teachers K - 2nd
Introduce young scholars to the ways in which land and people have a relationship. They examine the types of food local tribes have traditionally consumed and ways in which the people and the land both benefited from the act of...
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Native American Literature

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Introduce your class to the writing of the indigenous Americans and, even more well known, their story telling. An engaging presentation describes what kinds of texts would be included in the oral stories performed and some common themes...
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Jeopardy: Westward Expansion

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Let's play Jeopardy! Review key information about the Westward Expansion. The class will play to review 25 items such as, The Gold Rush, Plains Indians, and The Battle of Little Big Horn. Tip: Invite a neighbouring class to join in for...
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Using HyperStudio

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Second through eighth graders use the software "HyperStudio" to create a presentation of their choice on Native American lifestyles. One thing I like a lot about this instructional activity, is that the learners are the ones who get to...
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Native Americans of Our Region

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students describe the life of a Native American tribe native to their area. They form small groups and visit stations in the classroom to read about various Native American tribes. They write journal entries and draw pictures of the...
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America: The Story of Us Episode 6: The Heartland

For Students 7th - 8th
I love handouts that include reading passages and discussion questions.Here you will find two pages. Page one provides an informational reading passage and six discussion questions. Page two provides a three paragraph primary-source...
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BC First Nations Studies 12

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
If your class is learning about the economics, culture, and education options provided for the First Nations, then they'll love this task. They'll answer 32 discussion-based questions related to the rights, treatment, and policy that...
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Painted Lodges

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore lodge construction as a representation of culture. For this cultural diversity and Native American history lesson, students listen to a narrative explaining the origin of Native American painted lodges. Students design...
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Buffalo Hide Paintings

For Teachers 6th
To the Native American people living on the plains, the buffalo represented culture, art, sustenance, and survival. Explore the history of the buffalo with a social studies lesson, in which learners create a buffalo hide painting in the...
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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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Critical Thinking About the Arrival Of Columbus

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students look at the journey of Columbus from different point of view. In this Columbus instructional activity, students complete 4 different lessons. They include point of view, role-playing, opposing viewpoints, stereotypes and racism. 
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Choctaw Baskets: Weaving the Past and Present

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students discover the tools of the Native Americans.  In this Native American cultural lesson plan, students investigate the techniques and creations Native Americans used to survive. Students create their own baskets by weaving them in...