In this activity students will break down what they have learned about the First Nations of the Northwest Coast in a spider map. Their maps will include the names of some of the First Nations, describe the environment of the Northwest Coast with physical features and climate, list the natural resources available and how these were used as food and to create tools, clothing and homes. They may also describe any other cultural traditions or interesting information.
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Objective: Create a spider map that describes the lives and traditions of Native Americans of the Northwest Coast.
Requirements: Names of some of the First Nations, environment (physical features and climate), natural resources, useful tools and items made from the natural resources including clothing and homes.
Grade Level 5-6
Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)
Type of Assignment Individual or Partner
Type of Activity: Geography and CultureCommon Core Standards