Unit to be developed....

Sample Research Project:

Essential Questions:

· How and why does where you live affect how you live?
· Whose story is it?
· How does an individual or a group of individuals genuinely live in harmony with the land and the environment?
Enduring Understandings:

· Prior to European exploration, Native American tribes were the only human inhabitants throughout North America.
· There are many migration theories about the origins of early Native American civilizations.
· Native American civilizations developed throughout the Americas, and their customs and ways of living were dictated by the environment.
Unit Objectives:

  • Students will be able to understand through investigation various theories about the origins and migration of early Native Americans.
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast traditions, customs, values and government of Native American tribes across the various regions of North America.
  • Students will understand geographic and climatic impact on Native American ways of life and survival.