Effigy Mound Activity
Students research effigy mounds of Native people in Wisconsin. They create large models of effigy mounds in a given area based on factual information from their studies and research.
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Contain Yourself: Changes Over Time in the Use of Containers by Native Americans
Students examine the types of containers used by Native Americans. They discover how their form and function has changed over time. They create their own container based on the Native American examples.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Indians in Georgia: How Do We Know What We Know?
Young scholars discover archaeology by investigating the history of Native Americans in Georgia. In this U.S. history lesson, students participate in a mock archaeological excavation in their classroom by recovering artifacts and...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Archaeology Vocabulary Sampling
Students predict how many words out of ten they accurately define. They match the definitions to the correct vocabulary words and make a bar graph showing how many definitions were matched to the correct words. The write their group...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Poverty Point: A Louisiana Treasure
A well-done and informative presentation, this resource could be used to pique interest in Lousiana's history. This presentation about Poverty Point, a mound created by Native Americans, is a fascinating exploration of this topic. What...
5th Social Studies & History