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527 resources with the keyterm native americans

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Picturing America

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Teachers look here! You'll find a treasure trove of images, all representing the face of young America. There are 27 different paintings that depict early settlers, the landscape, Native Americans, and famous folk throughout early...
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The Earliest Americans

For Students 7th - 10th
In this early peoples worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages and respond to 7 short answer questions about hunter/gatherers and the development of farming.
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Federal Indian Policy - Termination

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the idea of having to move based on economics.  In this Native American lesson plan, students recognize the impact of termination on the Native Americans.  Students review a DVD and discuss the points of view associated...
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate U.S. History by defining the voyages of Lewis and Clark. In this famous explorers lesson plan, students analyze the American Indian's point of view of European exploration by watching an educational DVD. Students...
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Effects of Fur Trapping on Tribes

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders compare two timelines. In this social studies lesson on perspective, 5th graders compare a timeline of events occurring in Montana tribal life and a timeline of events occurring in the general U.S. and Montana population....
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The Cherokee in Georgia: What do You Think?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the issues related to the removal of the Native Americans from Georgia. They show their understanding of the issues through reflection, discussion and a project.
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Be An Expert

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Part of a series of lessons about bring Native American stories into the classroom, this plan suggests having kids research and take notes on one group of Native Americans and then complete a project that they present to the class. Pull...
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Express Yourself

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Youngsters practice retelling a part of their favorite Native American tale to a small group of their peers. Peer partners assess each others performances. To keep comments positive and constructive, consider giving your class sentence...
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Direct Express

For Teachers 2nd
Although the game cards are not posted at this time, you could easily create some to put this plan into action. Simply write a few starting lines from different speeches on each index card, and have learners guess if the speaker's intent...
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Native American Cultures

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine artifacts and pieces of art from various Native American cultures. Using the internet, they research the culture that the artifact came from in more detail noting their lifestyle and contributions to the culture itself....
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Stereotyping of Native Americans

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Here is a activity that covers the stereotyping of Native Americans in American culture is here for you. Learners see that there are many instances of stereotyping that are an accepted part of our society. After a lengthy discussion, a...
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Native American: Did All Indians Live in Teepees?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Clear up misconceptions about Native American dwellings. Not all Native Americans lived in teepees, show the class images and information about four different tribes that lived in very different homes. 
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Third Grade Social Studies- Quiz

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this social studies activity, students complete a 25 question multiple choice quiz about early American colonial life and the Cherokee and other Native American tribes.
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Simply Speaking

For Teachers 3rd
Emerging orators distinguish between effective and ineffective public speaking strategies. They read a text that fits in with a Native Americans unit and speak about the text with both ineffective and effective volume, tone, phrasing,...
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Differing Views of Pilgrims and Native Americans in Seventeenth Century New England

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students complete a graphic organizer comparing differing views.  In this compare and contrast lesson plan, students work in groups and read about the differing views of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians.  Students use a graphic...
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Native Americans: People of the Plains

For Students 3rd - 4th
A Venn Diagram invites learners to compare the roles of men and women in Native American societies. Learners write down as many ideas as they can, including roles that men and women shared
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Native Americans - Searching for Knowledge and Understanding

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What do you know about American Indians? Upper graders compose an informational essay based on the research they conduct. They choose a Native American group to study and, using the provided list of web links, gather information and...
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Cane River Civil Rights: A Native American Perspective

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this civil rights lesson, students examine the civil rights struggle from a Native American perspective. Students analyze documents and write journal entries that...
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What It Means to Be an American Indian

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze primary source documents and evaluate historical evidence to find consequences of the policies that were adopted from the 1830s to today regarding Native American Indians.
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Native Americans

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research Native Americans. Using Internet links, they examine facts about Native Americans and answer questions. Students create their own Native American Resource book. They research each region and complete graphic...
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Fort Owen: Cultural Crossroad of the Bitterroot Valley

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the history of Bitterroot Valley. They conduct research using primary and secondary resources. The analysis of the information is used to discover the true relationship the settlers and native peoples. Then...
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Bye-Bye Bison

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the bison's struggle for survival. They discuss the importance of bison while participating in an role playing activity showing how important the food supply and surroundings are to their survival.
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Contain Yourself: Changes Over Time in the Use of Containers by Native Americans

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners investigate how Native American containers changed over time and how the use of pottery changed their lifestyle. They create a pottery container.
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California Native American Basket Weaving

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders consider the role that baskets play in the traditional lives of Native Americans in California. Students investigate types of baskets and their various uses and then weave their own baskets.