Native Americans of North America: People and Geography

5th grade
Rotation 3
2014-2015

Native American Map.gif
Native Americans, or American Indians. (2015). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved fromhttp://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/353288

NORTHEAST
Iroquois: Seneca, Onondaga, Mohawk, Tuscarora, Oneida, Cayuga
Wampanoag
Shawnee

NORTHEAST (parts known today at the Midwest)
Menominee
Potawatomi
Illini

SOUTHEAST
Seminole
Cherokee
Creek

GREAT PLAINS
Sioux Lakota Dakota
Cheyenne

WEST
Yurok

SOUTHWEST
Pueblo
Navajo
Hopi
Apache


Important Assignment Documents:


Native Americans Assignment


Native Americans Assessment Rubric



Parent Letter




NATIVE AMERICAN PROJECT ELEMENTS

PLEASE SELECT FIVE OF THE FOLLOWING ELEMENTS FOR YOUR PROJECT. YOU MAY COMPLETE UP TO TWO EXTRA ELEMENTS FOR EXTRA CREDIT FOR A TOTAL OF SEVEN ELEMENTS.

1. Where did/do they live? The geography of where they lived.

2. Language(s)/Communication

3. Interaction/affiliation/cooperation/conflict with other tribes or nations

4. What happened to them? What was the result of the arrival of Europeans to the Americas? Where are they now?

Daily Living:**

5. Food – farming, hunting, gathering, cooking

6. Clothing

7. Shelter (how shelter varied because of geography/weather)

8. Education

9. Leadership/Organization

10. Spiritual beliefs and practices (ceremonies, rituals)
Myths/legends/stories

11. Making crafts and goods to use or trade

12. Transportation

13. Roles/jobs/occupations of men and women and boys and girls

14. Games/sports/recreational activities/pets

15. Tools and/or weapons and/or medicines


Teacher Models:

Documentation Model:


Final Project Model:
https://voicethread.com/share/5420111/[[@https://voicethread.com/share/5420111/]]



BONUS VIDEO: Watch Mr. Feeley's video about the Seneca Nation entitled Native American History of the Land Beneath My Feet (2013): http://vimeo.com/71483892



Resources:


REFERENCE SOURCES:

Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition Online: http://school.eb.com/ (password protected resource)

Gale Kids Info Bits: http://access.gale.com/cps/

Student Resource Center - Junior: http://access.gale.com/cps/

Native American Facts for Kids: http://www.native-languages.org/kids.htm

Ducksters: http://www.ducksters.com/history/native_americans.php

Mr. Nussbaum!: http://mrnussbaum.com/nativeamericans-2/

SEARCH ENGINES:
Fact Monster.com http://www.factmonster.com/
KidRex.org http://www.kidrex.org/


Student Groupings:


Computer 1
Ella and Gwen
Monday
Cherokee
iPad 21
https://vimeo.com/119973667

Computer 2
Sebastian and Clemente
Friday
Potawatomi
iPad 22
https://vimeo.com/122144502

Computer 3
Hellen and Gali
Friday
Illini
iPad 23
https://vimeo.com/120158197

Computer 4
Juampablo and Nicholas
Monday
Apache
iPad 24
https://vimeo.com/122144499

Computer 5
Mateo and Maya C.
Monday
Sioux
iPad 25
https://vimeo.com/120160145

Computer 6
Jacob
Friday
Yurok
iPad 26
https://vimeo.com/122454415

Computer 7
Jorge and Luis R.
Monday
Shawnee
iPad 8
https://vimeo.com/120158930

Computer 9
Esperanza and Liliana
Friday
Wampanoag
iPad 9
https://vimeo.com/122144498

Computer 10
Vasco and Christopher
Monday
Apache
iPad 10
https://vimeo.com/119973342

Computer 11/12
Addison and Alejandro
Friday
Mohawk
iPad 11
https://vimeo.com/119974695

Computer 13
Amanda and Ashley
Monday
Potawatomi
iPad 13
https://vimeo.com/119974694


Computer 15
Amlin and Millary
Friday
Pueblo
iPad 15
https://vimeo.com/120158139

Computer 16
Amy and Lymarie
Monday
Hopi
iPad 16
https://vimeo.com/120158198