Indigenous Peoples Native American Heritage Month Reading and Writing Project

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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  • Google Apps™
Pages
60 + digital Google Slides™
$5.00
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Description

Honor and learn about Indigenous Peoples, not just on Indigenous Peoples' Day in October, but any time of the year with this high-interest research project.

This Research Project is broken down step by step, to help your students write a research essay and complete a project independently.

This set includes BOTH a printable and digital version.

This writing pack will help your students complete a research project about the Indigenous People that once lived in the area you now live in. Link included with aninteractive map to identify which Indigenous Peoples lived in your area. Directions included for this project and for option of researching any Indigenous Peoples Group.

Directions are clear and easy to understand and come in two layouts for students to either work at their own pace or work as a class step by step. Note-taking sheets and organizers help students to record information they learn from the sources they are using, as well as, gain a deeper understanding of the Group they researched and the contributions they made.

This pack can be easily infused into any writing program. See the preview for more specific details! This research project can be completed as a whole class, independently, student partners, or insmall groups.

NOTE: For students to complete the research, you will need to provide them with books or websites. This pack contains reproducibles to help them gather and organize information into a research project.

CONTENTS:

✓Directions and Link for use in Google Classroom™

✓Teacher Notes and Book Suggestions and Digital Link

✓Indigenous Peoples’ Day Nonfiction Article and Close Reading Response Questions

✓Student Project Directions

✓Preparing for Research and KWL

✓Detailed Student Note-Taking Sheets with Guided Ideas for 2 Different Sources

✓Plain Student Note-Taking Sheet

✓Optional “You Choose” Going Further Extension Organizers

✓Planning Your Writing Graphic Organizers

✓Planning Each Paragraph & Details Graphic Organizer

✓Student Editing Checklist and Teacher Rubric

✓Lined Paper and Cover Sheet for National Park Research

✓Going Further Options:

  • Native American Flipbook
  • Native American Display Poster
  • Native American Thank You Letter

KINDLY NOTE: This resource was recently completely revised and updated to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day in September 2021. As such some feedback does not reflect the new nature of this resource. If you have questions about this resource please email me directly: thirdgradegiggles@gmail.com

Please see the preview for a more detailed look at all this product has to offer.

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Total Pages
60 + digital Google Slides™
Answer Key
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

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