Native Americans

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Introduce middle schoolers to the First Nations that inhabited the Northeast during the Age of Exploration with a series of activities designed for differentiated groups.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign groups to research a Northeastern Native American tribe and create a poster that identifies their territory, language, key characteristics, and customs
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires considerable prep time to locate the required map, collect artifacts, and copy the many worksheets
  • One lesson in a three-week unit study of the Age of exploration

  • Rubrics are included for the various performance tasks

  • Provided links to the map and images of Native Americans do not work
Common Core