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Native Americans Theme Units

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  • Use this 'Book: Sign of the Beaver (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Sign of the Beaver (upper elementary)'. Chapter-by-chapter comprehension and writing prompts to accompany Elizabeth George Speare's Newbery Award-winning story of growing friendship and respect between two boys: a white settler and a Native American.
  • Report planner, KWL and a lined page for writing a report on Native American tribes.
  • This is a fun craft for children to create while studying tribes of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Our three reading comprehensions on three East Coast tribes (Abenaki, Powhatan, and Wampanoag) are combined here in one easy download.
  • Use this 'Guided Reading: The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Guided Reading: The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses (primary)'. Suggestions for teachers to guide students during a "read aloud" of the 1979 Caldecott winner, with pages for students to fill in their own before, during, and after reading questions; this unit includes art prompts.
  • A thorough biography of Geronimo, divided into three reading comprehensions. This mini-unit includes thoughtful short answer questions and a word search.
  • Two printable cards with graphics for writing facts about Native Americans.
  • Native American homes ranged from complex adobe homes to simple traveling wigwams. Review the types of homes with this simple word unscramble and picture identification.
  • Three recipes: Johnnycakes, squash cornbread, and cornbread. These easy recipes would adapt well for reading comprehension lessons, math (double the recipe!), science (how does boiling water affect the flour?), as well as the life skill of cooking. These recipes are part of our Colonial America unit.
  • "What state was the home of the Swannees?" This map, which features the locations of some original Native tribes, can be used in a unit on early America, or any map skills lesson.
  • This unit features language arts, math, and science lessons all on the theme of food in colonial America. The lesson is adaptable for grades K-3, and includes teaching suggestions.
  • Use this chart to compare food, clothing, and shelter types for various tribes (divided by region).
  • Emphasizes the ways in which Native American tribes varied. A one page cloze sentence worksheet.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: Cherokee Village (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: Cherokee Village (upper elementary)'. This one-page reading comprehension follows a standardized testing format. An interesting factual comprehension and great testing practice!
  • This language arts project features four separate activities. A teacher's page explains how to work with students on a colonial American lesson focused on corns, beans, and squash. Great for early readers and a wonderful fall lesson, this lesson is part of the abcteach Colonial America unit.
  • Six great fact-filled reading comprehensions in one place: Who Were the Pilgrims?; The Mayflower; The Mayflower Compact; The First Year; Squanto; The "First" Thanksgiving.