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527 resources with the keyterm native americans

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Stone Tools of Texas Indians

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Provide background information regarding the use of stone tools from the paleoindian through the late prehistoric periods. Learners can read this informational passage to gain insight on how and why we study these amazing artifacts from...
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Comparing Cinderella and The Rough-Face Girl

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Pupils examine similarities and differences between cultures. They'll see that literature, reading, and story telling is something all cultures have in common. They should construct Venn diagrams to help them compare and contrast the...
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Whose Buffalo? Graphic Organizer

For Students 7th
After reading a Whose Buffalo? fact sheet, learners will contrast the nature of hunting buffalo from the perspective of the Native American and the commercial hunter. This graphic organizer is intended to be used as a part of a unit on...
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William Apess and the Mashpee "Revolt" of 1833

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Prompt your class with the following question: What was the status of American Indians in Massachusetts during Jackson's presidency? To answer this question, class members will read a series of primary source documents (attached),...
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Native American Indian Tribes Encountered by the Corps of Discovery

For Teachers 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...
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Primary Sources and Protagonists: A Native American Literature Unit

For Teachers 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...
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Is the Past Like the Present?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
A Venn Diagram prompts learners to compare the life of the Inuit Indians. They compare the past to the present, as well as fill in the middle part, which states things that are the same. A great addition to your Native American unit!
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Columbus Day (Native American Perspective)

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Teach your class the perspective Native Americans had on Christopher Columbus. They will examine the effects of Christopher Columbus' exploration on the Native Americans using a reading theater and a carousel brainstorming activity. They...
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Zoom-In Christopher Columbus

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Explore Christopher Columbus with young learners. They will learn more about the history of America by viewing a series of images "zooming in" on the Mayflower coming to shore. They then decipher visual clues to determine that the...
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Lesson 1: Setting the Stage

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study the Native American civilizations and make a shape book using information from research. In this Native American lesson, 6th graders participate in the initial lesson of a new unit of study. They discuss the meaning...
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Northwest Native American

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders describe and come to the understanding the American Indians in this locations and their customs. They explain that the region and its natural resources affected how Native Americans developed their cultural practices.
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Kennewick Man: Science and Sacred Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Have respect for the dead!" Scholars investigate how science and religion often clash. As they look into the laws of science and the laws of religion, the legal ramifications at the federal level of both play into an argument they...
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The Iron Horse vs. the Buffalo: Indian-Settler Conflict on the Great Plains

For Teachers 10th
The Iron Horse encroached upon the land while conflicts escalated between Native Americans and the settlers. Sophomores study the print, American Progress then discuss how American progress affected Native Americans. They will study the...
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Researching information on and Images of Contemporary Native Americans

For Teachers 3rd
Research information and find pictures of Contemporary Native Americans in order to help 3rd graders understand what images are available from a variety of resources. They will present their research and pictures to the class. In turn,...
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Chitimacha Indians in Louisiana

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Your class will discover important facts about the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana in this in-depth PowerPoint. They gain knowledge about their heritage through facts and pictures. For a quick assessment, there are eight short answer...
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Topic Report Learning Organizer

For Teachers 3rd - 10th Standards
If you'd like to quickly access a simple graphic organizer designed for a class to divide and conquer a larger subject, then check out this resource. Assign class members to study a specific topic within a historical theme or event, and...
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Why Map a Map?

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
After brainstorming reasons why Native Americans mapped their lands, your young critical thinkers will work together to review their ideas and determine the definition of a map. With today's extensive use of mapping technology and GPS...
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The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use literature journals and discussion groups to summarize and improve their reading comprehension. In this reading skills lesson, 2nd graders discuss animals they've loved and read the story The Girl Who Loved Wild...
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Lewis and Clark and the Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners practice using maps and identifying landmarks on the Lewis and Clark expedition. They research Lewis and Clark's relationship with the Native Americans and report their findings to the class. They identify the impact of the...
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Ceremonies

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders describe Aboriginal ceremonies. In this ceremonies lesson, 2nd graders interview elders from local Aboriginal tribes. Students view ceremonies performed by the elders and research local ceremonies.
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Team Totems

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students, after researching the history of totem poles, express their team spirit and unique personal style by creating a replica of a traditional totem pole as a get-to-know-you project. They incorporate a teams commonalities and...
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Raven The Trickster Puppet Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the legends of Native Americans that are found in the Northwest Region. They conduct research using a variety of resources and create puppets and a stage for the acting of one of the...
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Pastel Parfleche Pouch

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students investigate different types of Native American Art. They conduct research using a variety of resources. They create art that recreates the pastel parfieche pouch and then explain the meaning as part of a portfolio. The lesson...
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Food and Culture, Past and Present in Choctaw Culture

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the Choctow culture. In this Choctow lesson, students use their research skills to create presentations that feature Choctow geography, resources, tradition, foods, and health issues.