Plains Indians

Plains Indians

by Mari Lu Robbins
     
 

The rich heritage of the first Americans is explored in this cross-curricular volume. Students will learn about the history and culture of native groups who inhabited the Great Plains of the United States and Canada when the European colonists arrived. Careful attention is paid to the customs and beliefs of these peoples. Their legends, philosophies, and forms of… See more details below

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The rich heritage of the first Americans is explored in this cross-curricular volume. Students will learn about the history and culture of native groups who inhabited the Great Plains of the United States and Canada when the European colonists arrived. Careful attention is paid to the customs and beliefs of these peoples. Their legends, philosophies, and forms of government are discussed, and their origins, language, names, dwellings, tools, food, games, and crafts are studied. Activities include a report, communicating with pictographs, dressing in ceremonial clothing, playing Indian games, time line, and use of a buffalo, plus geography, word match, word search, mapping, Venn diagram, and vocabulary exercises. Projects include making a mandala, a triptych, a parfleche, a table-top tipi, a horse model, corn chowder, and preserved meat. Generously illustrated with pencil art throughout. Includes answer key and bibliography. All 48 pages perforated for easy removal.

The rich heritage of the first Americans is explored in this cross-curricular volume. Students will learn about the history and culture of native groups who inhabited the Great Plains of the United States and Canada when the European colonists arrived.

In each unit you get: Information pages, Language arts activities, Art, projects, Literature connections, Center activities, reproducible activity sheets, book-making projects.

These units are a perfect choice for teachers seeking to integrate instruction. Use the activites to complement your curriculum. Learning becomes more meaningful when concepts are presented in a number of curriculum areas. Lessons can be teacher directed at lower levels; independent orcooperative group activities at 4th and 5th.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557995766
Publisher:
Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.56(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

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