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The Peopling of the Americas

Mac's History
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Grade Levels
9th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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Pages
26 pages
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Mac's History
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Description

All the foundational information your students need to build their knowledge, interest, and skills upon. Concise information in point form with stunning images and thought-provoking questions. **

How people first came to the Americas is a mystery that archaeologists and scientists are continuing to investigate. One thing is certain; we do not yet have all the answers.

This presentation examines the following topics:

♦ Traditional Archaeological Theories

♦ Beringia Hypothesis

♦ The Clovis Model

♦ New Archaeological Discoveries: Meadowcroft, Monte Verde

♦ Physical Anthropology

♦ Eve of Natharon

♦ Kennewick Man

♦ Linguistics

♦ Land Route Theory

♦ Pacific Route Theory

♦ Atlantic Route Theory

Two versions of this lesson!

The first is a PowerPoint for those teachers who know the material and want to guide their students through the material. This lesson takes me approximately 90 minutes to complete. There are five links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~ 27 minutes. Youtube links are checked weekly and updated when necessary.

The second version consists of the information and images on worksheets that the students can read through at their own pace. This is best done if laptops or tablets are available for the class or for online learning. This version comes with more indepth questions that the students can work through at their own pace.

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Total Pages
26 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.

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