Native American Teacher Resources
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Native American Indian Tribes Encountered by the Corps of Discovery
3rd - 6th
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...
Primary Sources and Protagonists: A Native American Literature Unit
5th - 8th
Introduce your middle schoolers to the lives of past Native Americans. First, learners work together to put photographs in a sequence. Then, using their sequence, they create stories to share with the whole class. No matter how old your...
Tradition Through Technology: Native American Storytelling
1st - 4th
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online....
Native American Culture: Counting, 1:1 Correspondence
K CCSS: Adaptable
Kindergarteners practice showing 1:1 correspondence while incorporating information they learned about a local Native American culture. The objects used for counting are taken from the previous day's Native American activity. The...
Native American Culture and Traditions
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The history of the native tribes of North America is rich, powerful, and vital to understanding the history of our country. Take a look at these project ideas and lesson plans for teaching middle schoolers about Native American culture and traditions.
Choosing Sides: The Native Americans' Role in the American Revolution
9th - 12th
Students analyze the different roles assumed by various Native American tribes during the American Revolution. They examine the issues involved for Native Americans in choosing the British or the American side of the conflict, such as...
Early Contacts: Native American and European Women in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
9th - 12th
Learners interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this colonial America lesson, students examine the relationships between Native American women and European women who encountered one another in the new colonies.
1850-1874 Native Americans and Settlers
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did Western settlers receiving free land from the Homestead Act realize it wasn't really free at all? Scholars investigate the impact Western expansion had on Native American culture in the mid-1800s. They use documents, timelines, and...