Native American Petroglyphs
Students observe images left by ancient Native Americans and create images similar to traditional petroglyphs.
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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,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Native Lands: Indians in Georgia, How Do We Know What We Know?
Students examine Native American oral traditions. In this Georgia history instructional activity, students discuss Native American oral traditions and research stories of migration. Students create their own oral history projects that...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
Heritage: Petroglyphs and the Stories They Tell
Fourth graders are introduced to the use of petroglyphs as a form of communication by the Native American tribes of the region that is now Utah. They prepare their own original picture stories and then switch with a partner to translate...
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There is a Pyramid in Nevada
Students become familiar with the geography and history of Pyramid Lake. In this Pyramid Lake lesson, students understand about the present and past importance of Pyramid Lake and the Truckee River inlet to the people of Nevada. Students...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Native Americans in Utah History: Research Project
Students research the basic cultural information available on the various Native American cultures of Utah. They investigate the historical time period, shelters, weapons, tools, foods and methods of obtaining food.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History