To understand the role of the Indians in the settlement and early history of the present-day United States.
2 class periods
In this lesson, students have a variety of fun things to do.
Begin by reading with the class the background information. This is followed by a series of questions to help students develop critical thinking skills. Answers can be discussed at the beginning of the second class period.
Next, the "artists" in class will enjoy making sketches that show contributions of the Indians to American civilization.
For those class members who like competition, there is a contest that never fails to get everyone excited.
Easy-to-follow Teacher Instructions and answer key included, along with a 20-question follow up quiz to measure student progress. The quiz can also be given as a homework assignment.