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ALEX Lesson Plans  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] GHS (3) 13 :
13 ) Describe prehistoric and historic American Indian cultures, governments, and economics in Alabama. (Alabama)

Examples: prehistoric—Paleo-Indian, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian

historic—Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek (Alabama)

•  Identifying roles of archaeologists and paleontologists
[ELA2015] (3) 24 :
24 ) Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. [W.3.3]

a. Establish a situation and introduce a narrator, characters, or both; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally. [W.3.3a]

b. Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations. [W.3.3b]

c. Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order. [W.3.3c]

d. Provide a sense of closure. [W.3.3d]

[ELA2015] (3) 29 :
29 ) Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories. [W.3.8]

Subject: English Language Arts (3), or Social Studies (3)
Title: Can You Dig It?
Description:

In this lesson, students will define archaeology. Students will make inferences from observations by sorting through garbage to analyze clues about the people who left the garbage. Students will compare and contrast two artifacts looking for clues from the past. Students will write a narrative story of an artifact.

This lesson was created in partnership with the Alabama Department of Archives and History.




ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] GHS (3) 13 :
13 ) Describe prehistoric and historic American Indian cultures, governments, and economics in Alabama. (Alabama)

Examples: prehistoric—Paleo-Indian, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian

historic—Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek (Alabama)

•  Identifying roles of archaeologists and paleontologists
Subject: Social Studies (3)
Title: Games of the Southeastern Indians
URL: http://encyclopediaofalabama.org/article/h-1187
Description:

This informational material from the Encyclopedia of Alabama describes the games of the Southeastern Indians. Games include Stickball and Chunkey.  This information can be used when teaching about Alabama Indian cultures.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] GHS (3) 13 :
13 ) Describe prehistoric and historic American Indian cultures, governments, and economics in Alabama. (Alabama)

Examples: prehistoric—Paleo-Indian, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian

historic—Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek (Alabama)

•  Identifying roles of archaeologists and paleontologists
Subject: Social Studies (3)
Title: How Native Americans Used Fish Traps to Hunt/Indian Mounds
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/how-native-americans-used-fish-traps-to-hunt-video/indian-mounds-georgia-virtual-field-trips/
Description:

In this video from PBSLearningMedia, students learn Native Americans used special traps to catch fish during the springtime when certain species of fish would migrate. Learn how these fish traps worked and how Native Americans utilized every part of a fish.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] GHS (3) 13 :
13 ) Describe prehistoric and historic American Indian cultures, governments, and economics in Alabama. (Alabama)

Examples: prehistoric—Paleo-Indian, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian

historic—Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek (Alabama)

•  Identifying roles of archaeologists and paleontologists
Subject: Social Studies (3)
Title: Native American Weaponry and Tools Used in Early America
URL: https://learninglab.si.edu/collections/native-american-weaponry-and-tools-used-in-early-america/DLB7P0D4xoUiXM7V#r
Description:

This is a collection of photos of Native American weaponry. Students can view these primary sources to gain an understanding of past American Indian cultures and artifacts.



ALEX Classroom Resources: 3

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