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Native Americans

Native Americans

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The first people in America are known as Indians or Native Americans. What do we know about them? Where did they live and are they there today?


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Native American Culture

http://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/native-american-culture/ Added: 19 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

Illustrated guide to Native American people with images, videos and information on customs, dances, habits, values, social institutions, religion, behavior characteristics achievements and lifestyle of Indian people. Covers specific tribes, including Apache, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Comanche and Sioux.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Pobail Thuaisceart Mheiriceá

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • éirí eolach ar ghnéithe de shaol na bpobal sin
  • ionad na gciníocha sin a thaifeadadh ar amlínte iomchuí

Suggestions for use: Very solid information but the advertising could be off putting. Nonetheless, there is a wealth of information here for the teacher around which to build classes.

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Pobail Thuaisceart Mheiriceá

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • éirí eolach ar roinnt gnéithe de shaol na bpobal sin
  • ionad na gciníocha sin a thaifeadadh ar amlínte iomchuí

Suggestions for use: Very solid information but the advertising could be off putting. Nonetheless, there is a wealth of information here for the teacher around which to build classes.

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Native American Photos

http://www.old-picture.com/indians-index-005.htm Added: 10 Nov 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

View a wide and varied selection of Native Americans photos with descriptions taken at the start of the 1900s.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Pobail Thuaisceart Mheiriceá

Suggestions for use: Pupils will view a selection of actual photos of Native Americans in the past.

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Montana Indians

http://montanakids.com/history_and_...an_reservations/Montana_indians.htm Added: 19 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

Outline information on the various tribes that live in the US state of Montana. Includes a listing and further information on the 'Reservations' on which the Indians live.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Pobail Thuaisceart Mheiriceá

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • éirí eolach ar roinnt gnéithe de shaol na bpobal sin
  • ionad na gciníocha sin a thaifeadadh ar amlínte iomchuí

Suggestions for use: Get the students to learn about the various tribes and place the reservations on a map of Montana. Talk to the class about the problems facing native American people in america today.

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Native American Farming

http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/northamerica/before1500/economy/ Added: 19 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

Article describing the types of farming undertaken by the native people of North America. It describes the locations in which the natives lived and the types of foods they grew.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Pobail Thuaisceart Mheiriceá

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • éirí eolach ar roinnt gnéithe de shaol na bpobal sin
  • ionad na gciníocha sin a thaifeadadh ar amlínte iomchuí

Suggestions for use: Solid information, though the advertising on the page may be offputting to children. Useful, thugh, for teachers.

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Native American Responses to Environmental Changes

http://www.nmai.si.edu/Environment/Default.aspx Added: 19 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

Explores how four Native American communities are responding to changes in the environment where they live. Through videos and primary sources, it examines these four Native American cultures. Each tribe's section is broken down into the following areas: Getting Started, Meet the People, About Our Homeland, Our Environmental Challenge, Our Strategies, and Our Future. Lesson plans also included in the Teachers Section.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Pobail Thuaisceart Mheiriceá

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • éirí eolach ar roinnt gnéithe de shaol na bpobal sin
  • ionad na gciníocha sin a thaifeadadh ar amlínte iomchuí

Suggestions for use: Use on the IWB. Watch the videos on each of the tribes. If you have laptops or iPads available, have students navigate on their own. Have the class take the included interactive quizzes to see what they've learned. Group students and have each group read about a different tribe.

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OSSP

Strand: Maoirseacht

Strand unit: Athrú aeráide

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

How to make a Dreamcatcher

http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/nativecrafts/dreamcatcher.cfm Added: 09 Nov 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Plean Ceachta

Follow the step-by-step instructions and diagrams and make your own Native American Dreamcatcher. To Native Americans, dreams were messages sent by sacred spirits.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Pobail Thuaisceart Mheiriceá

Suggestions for use: Pupils will be enabled to make their own Dreamcatcher. To Native Americans, dreams were messages sent by sacred spirits.

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Walk the Plank: Native American Quiz.

http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/less...s/nativeamericans/walk_natives.html Added: 03 Nov 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Measúnú

Test your knowledge of Native American Peoples…Do you know enough to make your teacher walk the plank?

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Pobail Thuaisceart Mheiriceá

Suggestions for use: Test your knowledge of Native American Peoples…Do you know enough to make your teacher walk the plank?

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Build an Interactive Storyboard : Native Americans.

http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/storyboards/bighorn.htm Added: 09 Nov 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Cluiche

Design and build an interactive storyboard using the templates provided on the treatment of Native Americans by European settlers.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Pobail Thuaisceart Mheiriceá

Suggestions for use: Pupils will be enabled to design and build an interactive storyboard using the templates provided on the treatment of Native Americans by European settlers.

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Native American Colouring Pictures

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/coloring-pages/native-americans/ Added: 09 Nov 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Cluiche

A selection of Native American Pictures that can be printed off and coloured in.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Pobail Thuaisceart Mheiriceá

Suggestions for use: Pupils can print and then colour a variety of pictures based on Native American lives.

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Native American Wordsearch

http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/lessons/nativeamericans/wordsearch.htm Added: 03 Nov 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Cluiche

Interactive Wordsearch based on the topic of Native Americans. This Wordsearch can also be printed off and used as well.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Pobail Thuaisceart Mheiriceá

Suggestions for use: Interactive Wordsearch based on the topic of Native Americans. This Wordsearch can also be printed off and used as well.

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

World Book Web

Native American Indians

Less than half of the American Indians in the United States now live on or near reservations . . .


Chickasaw Indians

The Chickasaw Indians were fierce warriors and they fought alongside Britan in the American Revolution and Civil War.


Indian burial Grounds

A poem by American poet and journalist Philip Freneau about 'The Indian Burial Grounds.'

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