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Trail of Tears
Students discover that the Indian Territory was comprised of many Indian tribes originating from many different locations. They distinguish between the Indian tribes in the Indian Territory.
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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
Cherokee Culture and the Trail of Tears
Students watch a movie about the Trail of Tears of the Cherokee Indians and re-enact the lessons learned. For this Cherokee culture lesson plan, students fill out a KWL chart, read books, complete a graphic organizer, and complete their...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
First Americans of North Carolina and the United States
Students research the first people in America by completing activities in reading, listening, writing, and journal writing centers. In this American history lesson, students participate in centers to learn about the lifestyle of Native...
K English Language Arts
Traditions and Languages of Three Native Cultures: Tlingit, Lakota, and Cherokee
Students explore the connections between tradition and language. They examine the environment, history and culture of the Tlingit, Lakota and Cherokee tribes and identify the importance of maintaining languages for oral traditions.
K - 2nd English Language Arts
First Americans in North Carolina and the United States
Students explore U.S. History by researching the Carolinas. In this American Indian activity, students read the stories Many Nations: An Alphabet of Native America and The Cherokee: Native Basket Weavers. Students reflect on these books...
K Visual & Performing Arts