Utah's American Indian Tribes Today
Students discover the diverse nature of Utah's peoples and cultures. They determine that Utah's American Indian tribes add to the diversity of cultures in Utah todaythat
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Native American Indian Tribes Encountered by the Corps of Discovery
Upper elementary learners research the various Native American nations encountered during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They work in groups researching Native American communities, prepare a slide show demonstrating various aspects of...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
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
Contemporary American Indian Issues
Young scholars respond to an article about American Indians from National Geographic Magazine titled, "Indian Renaissance". For this American Indian lesson, students write a research paper using the topics in the article about American...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Indian Removal and Forced Assimilation
It can be difficult to describe the removal and forced assimilation of indians during Andrew Jackson's presidency to a class. Reading the manuscript of the Indian Removal Act and analyzing photographs and political cartoons from the time...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Thanksgiving 1—Pilgrims and American Indians
The Pilgrims first arrived in America in order to gain religious freedom. Here is a lesson that takes the class on this journey with the Pilgrims, stopping to look at how they got here, who they met when they arrived, and a peek into...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
American Indian Technologies - Grade Four Interdisciplinary Lesson
Fourth graders investigate how technology effected the American Indian tribes of Ohio. In this Native peoples research lesson plan, 4th graders work in groups to determine how technology helped extend the tribes abilities and spread...
4th Social Studies & History
North American Indians in 1492
What was America like in the year 1492? Discover and share basic information regarding the various Native American tribes during this time period. Several tribes are clustered by regions and described by their economy and lifestyle. This...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
North Carolina American Indian Stories
Fourth graders select and read stories from some of the North Carolina American Indian tribes. They compare and contrast two stories and complete a Venn diagram. They use the information on the Venn diagram to write 3 paragraphs. They...
4th English Language Arts