Planning a unit focused on Native American history and culture? Do you have a strong desire to use REAL literature in your Social Studies instruction and/or plan to integrate historical fiction into your Native American unit? Do you need meaningful ways to pull together a number of different texts for historical fiction book clubs, guided reading books, or nonfiction books and websites? If so, these graphic organizers are ready for your study of Native American history and culture.
These graphic organizers were created to complement any nonfiction text, website, or historical fiction novel that you plan to use in your study of Native Americans.
As students research and read different Native American texts (not included), they become cultural detectives! I have included a list of suggested websites, picture books, and historical fiction texts to help you plan for your reading/social studies unit.
Includes 16 graphic organizers for use with nonfiction texts AND a "Culture Collector" Research Log (10 topics formatted in 1/2 pages to create response booklets) that was created for students to track many aspects of what they learn about a Native American tribe while reading historical fiction. Product also includes two different formats for analyzing the effects of European exploration and colonization and 2 chock-full pages of suggested resources including websites, picture books, and historical fiction texts.
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