Native American Culture Curriculum Unit 5.5
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Task Author: Bob Valiant
Task Title: Visitors Arrive
Grade Level: 4-5 Activity # 5.5
History Grade 5 benchmark
Brief Overview of Task:
Students will use the PBS Lewis and Clark video as well as online, print, and other resources to develop a graphic timeline of the Lewis and Clark Expedition with an account of tribes encountered, geography, plants, animals, and weather. The product will be a graphic display of the events of the trip. Students will select (or be assigned) a tribe from among those encountered and write a narrative of the encounter from the perspective of the Native Americans.
Interpret data and chronological relationships presented in timelines and narratives…
Order events in historical narratives.
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