“Trail of Louisiana Indians”
Social Studies Unit 1: Aspects of a Community: It’s History
Created by Stacy Bodin
· SS.2.10.46: Identify
similarities and differences in communities over time
· SS.2.10.47: Identify sources where historical information can be found and how that information can be used (H-1A-E3)
· SS.2.10.48: Locate general areas on maps and globes referenced in historical stories and legends (H-1A-E3)
· SS.2.12.50: Identify and describe the significance of various community landmarks and symbols (H-1C-E2)
1. Building Background-Helpful History Teacher Links to Prepare for (Community Unit)
· Share information that
· Begin Week 1 Lesson on the first Louisianans (Native Americans in our State)
2. HOTS QUESTIONS: Where is
· Show a picture of a Louisiana Parish Map that shows Louisiana
Parishes on Lap top/Projector. Teacher will explain that
· The teacher will explain that they will be studying their community, the history and geography of the area.
· Teacher will explain that the first Louisianans were Native American Indian tribes and that many tribes exist today. Show briefly the links that identify Louisiana Native Americans.
· The children will watch: United Streaming- Gumbo Island: The First Louisianans Children visit the Chitimacha Nation of Charenton and archeological finds at Poverty Point State Commemorative Area in Epps.
4. Evaluation: Teacher Observation, Printed Technology Activity
5. Homework: Study for Social Studies Test on