Ojibwa (Anishinabe Chippewa) Daily Life Journal

Ojibwa (Anishinabe Chippewa) Daily Life Journal
Ojibwa (Anishinabe Chippewa) Daily Life Journal
Ojibwa (Anishinabe Chippewa) Daily Life Journal
Ojibwa (Anishinabe Chippewa) Daily Life Journal
Ojibwa (Anishinabe Chippewa) Daily Life Journal
Ojibwa (Anishinabe Chippewa) Daily Life Journal
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This activity is designed to allow students to write a five paragraph essay about the Ojibwa (Anishinabe Chippewa) in a creative way. Students will use the following website to gather information about the Ojibwa.


Click here to view the website

This website is very student friendly. The student handout will guide students through the five paragraph essay format. Each paragraph will focus on a different topic such as:

Government and daily life

Hunting and the fur trade

Travel and housing



The assignment uses creative writing by allowing the students to take the role of an American fur trader working for John Jacob Astor in 1825. A grading rubric is included for the teacher.

Special thanks for the clip art from Gramma Elliott.

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Teaching Duration
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