5th Grade Social Studies Unit 2

Vermilion Parish Schools "Connecting Students, Home and Schools"

Activity 3: Compare and Contrast Native Americans (GLE: 27)

Materials List:   Native Americans of the United States BLM

Students will complete a chart about the Native American nations:  Eastern Woodland, Southwest, Northwest, Great Plains, Arctic, and West tribes. The chart could be similar to the following sample (see the Native Americans of the United States BLM):

Native American  Group

Types of Shelter

   Way of Life

       Foods

Interesting Fact

Eastern Woodlands

 

 

 

 

Southwest

 

 

 

 

Northwest

 

 

 

 

After completing the chart, students will write two paragraphs to answer each of the following questions:

  • In what ways are the Native American nations alike

  • In what ways are the Native American nations different?

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