In this activity students will create a spider map that outlines the culture and tradition of the First Nations of the Southwest region. Their maps will include the names of some of the First Nations, describe the environment of the Southwest 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 Southwest.
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
Type of Activity: Geography and CultureCommon Core Standards