Lesson Plan

Naming the Native American Tribes

Can your class name the Native American tribes? In this lesson that integrates social studies with language arts, students will research the tribes of Native Americans who lived in various regions of the United States!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to describe characteristics of various tribes of Native Americans. Students will be able to compare and contrast differences between various tribes of Native Americans. Students will be able to identify the details and main idea in a selected text.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Post a large piece of chart paper at the front of the classroom
  • Establish ground rules for the Silent Graffiti activity. For example, students will come up and write or draw on the chart paper, one at a time. If another person is already writing they will form a line and take turns writing or drawing on the chart paper.
  • Ask the students to write or draw anything that they know about the topic of Native Americans on the chart paper.
  • Tell the students that they will be learning more about Native Americans and researching the various Native Americans tribes.