Native American Research Project Beginning Research Project

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
Formats Included
  • PDF
30 pages
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Have your students learn more about the amazing Native American tribes that inhabited this continent before European settlement with this younger student-friendly Native American research poster project! This pack includes everything you need to complete a Native American research project in your classroom or at home. Students are guided from beginning to end with this Native American project pack!

About Beginning Research Projects:

Guiding students to complete a research project can be tricky, but with Beginning Research Projects, it doesn't have to be! Designed to be completed by younger students, this pack makes conducting research a much simpler and student friendly process!


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This Pack Includes:

  • Research Tips- Includes research teaching tips to help you guide your students through the research process as painlessly as possible.
  • Research Suggestions- Includes links to books, videos, and website suggestions for that are student friendly and a good place to start having students find information on their chosen tribe.
  • Scaffolded Notes taking sheet- Helps beginning researchers zero in on information to write down.
  • Poster Project rubric- Clearly outlines what students should include on their research poster. Includes an area for teachers to score and grade.
  • Collaboration project rubric- Turn this into a collaboration project with this simple rubric.
  • Poster Labels- Create more structure for students as they complete their posters by providing labels for their posters.
  • 12 Information Cards about the following Native American Tribes: Lenni Lenape, Shasta, Inuit, Tlingit, Cheyenne, Pueblo, Seminole, Iroquois, Cherokee, Navajo, Chinook, and Osage. Each card includes information written in student friendly wording on where these tribes lived, food sources, and travel. Use in connection with the suggested online research material as a way to build a robust amount of information for the Poster Project.


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♥ Leigh Langton from The Applicious Teacher

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Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
With guidance and support from adults, use technology to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.


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