Rendezvous With The Past
Students discover what life was like in colonial Virgina. They compare and contrast their lives to ones in Virginia during the colonial period. They use the internet to gather information and use graphic organizers.
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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
Fur Trappers and Beaver Pelts
Young scholars explore the history of Colorado's fur trade. Using a series of primary source documents and the included graphic organizer, learners examine the causes influencing the growth of this industry and the effects it had on both...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Council Grove: Site of the Hellgate Treaty
Students explore Native Americans and the migration of non native people to Montana. They investigate and interpret maps for information such as location of Indian reservations, transportation routes and important communities.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
American Indian Art History Detectives
An art history detective; I want to be one of those! The class puts their heads together to hone their deductive and critical thinking skills in order to determine which Native American tribe created and used parfleche boxes. They'll use...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts