The following set of 4 biographies of Native Americans is a great way to teach students about the contributions and impact of important people on the history of the United States.
There are many ways to implement including: read to self/independent reading work, read to someone activity, group work including carousel or jigsaw activity, supplemental reading for SS unit and more.
Biographies included with corresponding lexile levels:
Pocahontas - lexile 710
Squanto - lexile 760
Sequoyah - lexile 790
Sitting Bull - lexile 810