American Indian Tribes
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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Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
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