Earliest Inhabitants
See our curriculum sheets for additional information.

Core Topics

  • Bering Straits
  • Life Style and Culture of Native Americans
  • Eastern Woodlands Indians
  • Plains Indians
  • Southwest Indians
  • Pacific Northwest Indians

Lesson Plans/Units

Carol Hurst:  Native American's and Children's Literature

Education World: Native Americans

First Americans  Unit Plan from the Sample Core Curriculum for Michigan Schools

Mr. Donn's U.S. History Lesson Plans: Native Americans

ProTeacher: Native American Lesson Plans

People of the Americas: Education Place

Online Activities/Projects/Background Information

Native American Shelters  Includes diagrams and descriptions from all regions of the U.S. 

American Indians and the Natural World: Carnegie Museum of Natural History  Online exhibit and information

Compact Histories of the First Nations

Study of Native Americans: Orchard School

NativeTech: Native American Technology and Art (Eastern Woodlands)

LookSmart: Native American History for Children

Native Americans WebQuest  Groups of students use library and Internet resources to design postage stamps that reflect the history of a Native American tribe



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