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Great Plains Native Americans
Native Americans of the Great Plains Region
Aim: How did Native Americans of the Great Plains region adapt to their environment?
Included in this resource:
• Title page
• Do Now/Motivation student-centered/situational questions
• How did the Great Plains Native Americans live? reading passage with corresponding graphic organizer
• Uses of the Buffalo question and image
• Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question
Students will research & analyze the culture and adaptations of the Great Plains Native Americans: climate, food, shelter, transportation, ceremonies/rituals
★★ Note: this lesson focuses on the adaptations Great Plains Native Americans made and ties the essential question back to survival tactics
Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary; lifting evidence from text
Differentiation: cooperative (students may work in groups/teams/partner to complete graphic organizer based on teacher's discretion); analysis & evaluate based on Bloom's Taxonomy
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Digital Papers by Christi Fultz and Ashley Hughes
© 2012 A Social Studies Life
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