Why did people first migrate to the Americas? What characteristics are often unique to a group's identify? The study of Native Americans is ideal for helping students deepen their understanding of the factors that cause a culture to emerge, grow, and change. This unit opens the conversation about Native American history and culture!
This planning guide provides:
• A Big Idea—Curricular focus for study of a concept
• Enduring Understandings—Key learning goals built around the big idea
• Vocabulary List—Subject area words that students may encounter and use in their explorations
• Essential Questions—A menu of starting points that lead students to explore and think deeply about the topic