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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Earnest Research

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Incorporating research and project-based learning while celebrating Native American Heritage Month.
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Native American Culture: Counting, 1:1 Correspondence

For Teachers K Standards
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 instructional...
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Native American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Watch a quick video to discover why November is Native American Heritage Month. Engaging graphics and eye-catching sound effects detail facts from the origins of the holiday to how we celebrate during the month presently. 
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Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
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,...
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Celebrate Native American Heritage

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars examine Native American heritage. They explore a museum of Native American culture and explore their food, dress, and customs. They also explore the Native Americans role in the first Thanksgiving.
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Native Americans in Arkansas: The Quapaw

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
The Quapaw Indians of Arkansas are the focus of this American history lesson. Learners discover many aspects of the Quapaw culture, such as their dwellings, social organization, food, and how the tribe was eventually driven out of...
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Not 'Indians,' Many Tribes: Native American Diversity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore what they thought they knew about "Indians." They examine the Hopi, Abeneki and Kwatiutl tribes in a game-like activity using archival documents.
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Technology Rich Native American Unit

For Teachers 5th
While this unit isn't as complete as it should be, it does provide many good learning activities. Kids will participate in writing, listening, reading, drama, and creative activities as they research various Native American tribes. The...
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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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Graphing Native American Populations

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders graph the number of Native American populations in Montana. In this graphing lesson, 5th graders read about the native populations of Montana and about the number of them living on reservations. They make a double bar graph...
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History of Immigration Through the 1850s

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Everyone living in the United States today is a descendant from an immigrant—even Native Americans. Learn about the tumultuous history of American immigration with a reading passage that discusses the ancient migration over the Bering...
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Native American Heritage Month Word Jumble

For Students 4th - 5th
In this word scramble about Native American tribes learning exercise, students read the tribal names in the word bank and write them correctly on the lines next to their scrambled words. Students write 20 short answers.
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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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Apolinaria Lorenzana and the California Missions

For Students 4th - 12th
The California missions transformed California. A short video discusses the missions, their purpose, how they eventually lost their power, and what happened to Native Americans when the missions closed. 
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Native American Heritage Month

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
An exploration of Native American culture can lead to art, literature, and poetry activities.
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Native Americans

For Teachers K - 1st
Students craft, read, and write about Native Americans. In this social studies lesson plan based on a 2002 issue of Time for Kids The Big Picture, the teacher leads students in early reading activities involving finding syllables,...
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Native American Alphabetical Order Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this online interactive Native American learning exercise, students examine 16 Native American words and then write them in alphabetical order on the lines provided. This learning exercise may also be printed for classroom use.
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Native American Word Jumble

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Native American worksheet, students read 20 words in a word box that pertain to Native American culture. Students unscramble the letters in 20 words and print them on the line.
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The Music of the Mardi Gras Indians

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
The traditions, costumes, and the music of the Mardi Gras Indians, African-Americans and those with African American or Native American Heritage are the focus of a unit that introduces class members to a little-known group that plays a...
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Native American Music: Call-and-Response

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students are introduced to call-and-response form of Native American song and dance. They identify and describe a call-and-response form as used in "0 Hal'Lwe." Male students will perform "0 Hal'Lwe" in call-and-response style with drum...
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Comparing Ethnic Groups

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the relationship between the United States and the Native Americans from after the Civil War to the early 1900's. They evaluate the actions of the United States towards Native Americans and compare the actions to...
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The American Wilderness? How 19th Century American Artists Viewed the Separation of Civilization and Nature

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The attitudes of European settlers toward the American wilderness, as reflected in art and literature, is the focus of this resource packet designed for teachers. Included in the unit overview you will find lists or paintings and works...
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Creating An Understanding of the Past/Through The Art of George Catlin and Native American Artifacts

For Teachers K - 6th
Students explore Native American culture. They observe and discuss the paintings of George Catlin. Students examine the lives of the Pawnee Native American Indians during the time period of 1830-1840. Numerous cross curriculum activities...
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Native Americans

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a unit of activities about Native Americans. They read and write an original Native American poem, listen to the book "Brother Eagle, Sister Sky," create instruments, paint their faces, and participate in a class...

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