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American Indians: Hopi, Inuit, Seminole, Kwakiuti, Nez Perce. Pawnee, Iroquois


This COMPLETE American Indians unit has everything and more to learn about seven different tribes. It is PACKED full of reading passages, vocabulary, and fun student activities--a total of 150 pages in all!

It includes high-interest informational articles and engaging activities for the following tribes:
⭐Nez Perce

There are many activities and learning opportunities including:
✔Anticipatory Set (T/F)
✔The First Native People
✔How the Earth Began Legend
✔Reading Passages for each Tribe
✔Fact Sheets for each Tribe
✔Tri-fold Organizers for INBs
✔Comprehension Questions
✔Map Activities
✔Compare/Contrast their Homes
✔Five Facts Webs
✔Cloze Passages
✔Vocabulary Posters
✔Vocabulary Flip Flaps
✔Fact or Fiction Activity
✔Writing Prompt
✔Cut-n-Sort Activity

PLUS...students will learn about two important Native American leaders in history:
✔Meet Chief Joseph (A Nez Perce Leader)
✔Meet Chief Osceola (A Seminole Leader)

Please Note: this unit has been updated to "American Indians" instead of "Native Americans" for my home state and other schools that require this change. ⭐

Be sure to check out the PREVIEW for more information

There are 4 Main Activities:
Introduce the Unit with the Anticipatory Set with T/F questions to pique student’s interest and build background knowledge. Read the Legend about How the Earth Began and about The First Native American People.

Introduce the vocabulary words with the real-life photo posters. You could post these posters around the classroom and have the students travel around to write the definitions under the flip flaps in their notebooks. These look fantastic on a bulletin board too!

Reading – Learning Stations:
Set up seven stations, one for each tribe. Have students read the passages and answer the questions on the tri-fold organizers.
At each station, print and copy the following:
✔Tribe Photo Posters
✔Tribe Fact Sheets
✔Reading Passages
✔Tri-fold Organizers (2 pages)
✔Five Facts Webs

Student Activities:
There are lots of activities included for group work, fast-finishers, whole group discussion, homework, or for reviewing at the end of the unit:
✔Map Activity
✔Fact or Fiction Coloring Activity
✔Cloze Passages
✔Cut-n-Sort the Facts
✔Writing Prompt

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