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Native American Culture and Traditions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Sacred Stories of Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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Oklahoma Land Run: A Story of Relocation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What was the true cost of the new state of America? A social studies instructional activity uses maps and other historical data to explore what happened to the Native American tribes during the forging of the state of Oklahoma. Learners...
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A Native American Tribe

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Culminate your unit on Native American tribes with a clear, concise writing prompt. It instructs young writers to complete a report about any Native American tribe, and to include information about the belief systems and traditions of...
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Native American Tribes

For Teachers 4th
Have your class learn about Native American tribes in California. They identify five regions where Native Americans lived, discuss the daily life of these people, and conduct research on a particular tribe. Afterward, they create a...
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Heritage: Dwellings of the 5 Major Native American Tribes of Utah

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss and examine various types of dwellings of Native American Tribes of Utah, and create dioramas showing at least one type of Native American dwelling.
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Native American Tribes

For Students 4th - 7th
In this Native American Tribes instructional activity, students utilize a variety of skills to unscramble twenty three words that are associated with Native American Tribes.
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Native Americans and Natural Resources

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
North American Indian civilizations had already been in place for over 10,000 years before the arrival of European settlers. Introduce your young historians to Indian tribes that lived in the Chesapeake region in the early seventeenth...
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California Missions and Native Americans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What was the true impact on Native American tribes when immigrants began to seize land in Western areas, such as California? Using images created by these migrants, as well as written descriptions, class members consider the various...
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Native American Tribes: Word Scramble

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this Native American Tribes worksheet, students unscramble the names of the different Native American Tribes. Students unscramble 13 names.
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Ancient Native Americans

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate Native American tribes. In this Native American history instructional activity, 7th graders collaborate to research Internet and print sources about selected Native American tribes. Students present their...
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Roles and Lifestyles of Various Native American Tribes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete projects related to a Native American tribe's home. In this Native American lesson, 2nd graders look at the different lifestyles and homes of the Native Americans. They create a model, journal, or scrapbook. 
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Native American Tribes in the Pacific Northwest- Crossword

For Students 8th - 9th
In this Pacific Northwest Native American tribes activity, students demonstrate their knowledge on this subject by completing a fifteen word puzzle using clues.
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Life of a Powhatan Indian

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore American history by researching Native American tribes. In this Powhatan Indian lesson, students visualize the environment the Powhatan indians used to inhabit by examining a map of America. Students view images of...
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Explaining Factors Causing Conflict and Cooperation

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discuss what causes conflicts amongst groups especially pertaining to Native American tribes. In this conflicts lesson plan, students have discussion questions that they verbally answer and write in a journal.
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What is a Tribal Government?

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
What is life like on a Native American reservation? Learn about the ways a tribal government works with a reading comprehension activity. After reading a short passage, kids use context clues to answer five comprehension questions.
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Movement of Native American Tribes 1830-1890

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students examine the movement of Native American tribes during the mid 1800's. In this American History lesson, students study two Native American tribes that live in the United States and complete a comparison/analyze project. Students...
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Native American Blocks

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students research information about a Native American tribe and document their knowledge by creating a block (cube) containing pictures about the homes, tools, food, clothing, and transportation for this tribe.
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Native Americans

For Teachers 7th Standards
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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Cache

For Students 4th - 12th
The excavation of a cache of artifacts found on San Nicolas Island, a part of the Channel Island chain, is the focus of a documentary that shows how archaeologists uncover artifacts and use these finds to attempt to understand the past....
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Great Basin Tribes- Use of Land for Sustenance

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore four Native American tribes from Nevada. In this Native American history lesson, students identify and generate important corresponding attributes of the Southern Paiute, Northern Paiute, Washoe, and Western Shoshone...
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Native American Tribes

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore the past and present with Native American Tribes. In this US history lesson, students analyze native American photos and record their thoughts on a thinking chart. Students use these photos and consider the Native...
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The Díne (Navajo) Native American Tribe

For Teachers K
Students participate in a variety of activities to become familiar with the Navajo Indians. In this Díne (Navajo) Native American tribe lesson, students understand where the Navajo tribe lived and find them on a map. Students discuss the...
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Native American Tribes-Alphabetical Order

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Native American tribe worksheet, students alphabetize a set of 16 words found at the bottom of the page in a word box. Worksheet has links to additional activities.