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.
See also, AMERICAN/U.S. HISTORY CURRICULUM LESSONS 1-15 of 150
LESSON 1: Textbook Study Guide
LESSON 2: Europe Trades with the East
LESSON 3: The First Americans
LESSON 4: The Explorers Game
LESSON 5: Explorers Come to the New World
LESSON 6: Christopher Columbus
LESSON 7: To Tell The Truth: Hernando Cortes
LESSON 8: Voyage of Magellan
LESSON 9: Trivia Contest: Age of Exploration
LESSON 10: The Trading Game
LESSON 11: The Game of Mercantilism
LESSON 12: Timeline: Age of Exploration
LESSON 13: Crossword Puzzle: The Age of Exploration
LESSON 14: Note Cards: Age of Exploration
LESSON 15: Map Exercise: The Thirteen Colonies