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Native American Customs: A Thematic Unit Grades 1-3

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If you LOVE teaching thematic units cross curricular, then this packet is for you! In this unit are lesson plans with mentor texts, craftivities, vocabulary cards, interactive notebooks for poetry, math, reading and science, graphing, science investigations, a student Native American book, and expository writing templates. Students will learn about the 5 main Native American tribes in America, the life cycle of corn, past and present using shelter, food, transportation and clothing, the history of Thanksgiving and the Pilgrims. There is also directions on how to have your students dress up as a Native American or Pilgrim and have a Thanksgiving feast, and a parent letter is also provided.
Hope you have a fun with this one!

This packet includes:
18 Days of Lesson Plans with Mentor Texts

Vocabulary Cards:
Native American Tribes: Plains, Southwest, Northwest, Northeast, and Southeast Regions
Life Cycle of Corn
Parts of Corn
The Scientific Method

Native American Tribes book for students
Squanto Mobile
Corn in the Cornfield
The Legend of the Bluebonnet
The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
Thanksgiving Placemat
Are These Homes Alike or Different?
Native American Graphing

Science Investigations:
Experimenting with Indian Corn
Measuring Indian Corn
Scientific Method

Interactive Notebooks:
Poetry: I'm a Little Indian and On Thanksgiving Day
Math: Native American Problem Solving
Science: The Life Cycle of Corn
Social Studies: Past and Present

Reading with Anchor Charts:
Beginning Middle and End
Cause and Effect
Text Connections

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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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