Trail of Tears Texts and Activities | Indian Removal Act

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Teaching your students about the Trail of Tears just got a little easier with this informative resource! Informational text, timeline, accounts of individual Native American groups, and skill pages are all included. Students will love the engaging pages while teachers will love the ease of use! INCLUDES BOTH A PRINT AND DIGITAL VERSION MADE FOR GOOGLE SLIDES.



  • link to digital version made for use with Google slides
  • Video poster QR code links
  • Video listening guide
  • Trail of Tears informational reading passage
  • Trail of Tears graphic organizer
  • context clues vocabulary graphic organizer
  • comprehension questions page & answers
  • Trail of Tears timeline
  • timeline questions page & answers
  • "The Removal of Indians" map
  • "The Removal of Indians" questions page
  • "The Choctaw" informational text and questions page
  • -Choctaw context clues cut-and-paste
  • "The Chickasaw" informational text and questions page
  • Chickasaw context clues cut-and-paste
  • "The Cherokee" informational text and questions page
  • Cherokee context clues cut-and-paste
  • "The Seminole" informational text and questions page
  • Seminole context clues cut-and-paste
  • "The Creek" informational text and questions page
  • Creek context clues cut-and-paste
  • Trail of Tears facts sentence writing
  • Biography research directions page, graphic organizer, writing page



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Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
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Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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