Native Americans

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Our Native Americans Lesson Plan introduces the culture and lifestyle of Native Americans.  The interactive lesson allows students an opportunity to build a model of a Native American home.  Solidify understanding while engaging critical thinking skills as students evaluate the part of Native American life that appeals most to them.

Native Americans Lesson Plan Includes:

  • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
  • Instructional Content Pages about Native Americans.
  • Teepee-Building Partner Activity
  • Native Americans Practice Worksheet
  • Native American themed Word Search
  • Native American themed totem pole coloring page
  • Answer Keys
  • Common Core State Standards
  • Many Additional Links and Resources
  • Built for Grades 1-3 but can be adapted for other grade levels.

Description

Our Native Americans Lesson Plan introduces the culture and lifestyle of Native Americans.  The interactive lesson allows students an opportunity to build a model of a Native American home.  Solidify understanding while engaging critical thinking skills as students evaluate the part of Native American life that appeals most to them.

Sample Classroom Procedure / Teacher Resources Snippet:

  1. Ask: Who were the first people to live in America?
  2. Allow for responses and discussion. Some may say Columbus or the colonists.
  3. Introduce Native Americans by asking: Have you ever heard of a people called the Native Americans?
  4. Allow for responses and discussion.
  5. Distribute Native Americans content pages. Read and review the information with the students. Use additional resources to enhance student understanding.
  6. Distribute Activity pages. Read and review the instructions. Pair students. Distribute supplies.
  7. Allow students sufficient time to build the Native American dwelling. When students are completed, you may have them present the dwelling to the class or simply display the dwellings prominently in the classroom.
  8. Distribute the Practice page. Check and review with the class. (For lower levels, you may choose to do the work together with the students.)
  9. Distribute the Homework page. Display the finished work in the classroom.
  10. In closing, ask students what part of Native American life would they have enjoyed the most and why?

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Common Core State Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.3,   CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.4,   CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.3,   CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.4,   CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.3,   CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.4

Class Sessions (45 minutes): At least 2 class sessions

Additional Resources:

Want more social studies resources? Check out our other Social Studies Lesson Plans!

Additional information

Grade Level

1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

Subject

Social Studies

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01/17/2019
sasha g.
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Excellent assignments

Excellent was able to use assignment for 3rd grade

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04/15/2017
Cami

great free materials

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