Native Americans
Age 8-10: Concept 1 - Interdependence: Unit 2

In this unit, your child will examine the daily life of Native Americans and learn about their unique culture and their interdependence with the natural world. He will create a Native American exhibit to enhance others’ understanding of this unique historic people group. This unit can be used independently, but it is also designed to be used concurrently with the literature unit The Sign of the Beaver.

Other Items You May Need

The Age 8-10 social studies units utilize a laminated timeline poster to enhance your child's understanding of the chronology of historical events.
$4.99 #332 8-10 Timeline


  • Able to read and comprehend chapter books at a 4th or 5th grade reading level
  • Able to write an organized paragraph
  • Usually used by children in fourth grade

Table of Contents

  • Lesson 1: The Very First Americans (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: The Southwest Indians (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Northeast Indians (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: The Plains Indians (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Indians of the Southeast (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: Native American Culture (2 Days)
  • Lesson 7: Nature and the Native Americans
  • Final Project: Native American Exhibit (3 Days)

Summary of Skills

Moving Beyond the Page is based on state and national standards. These standards are covered in this unit.
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