Grade 6 – Agriculture and the Natives

February 24 to 28, 2014

Objective: to understand North American Resources and how they were used in the life of the Native Americans.

Use computers to review geographic knowledge.

Monday – Foraging, fishing, hunting and agriculture. Complete worksheet 107 on agricultural products.

The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

Tuesday – Computer Lab

Native Americans: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFW2m2-m_Zg

History of Native Americans 1/4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YR2FgxalCU

On the computer review these:

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/world-features-puzzle.html

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/us-features-puzzle.html

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/canada-puzzle.html

On the computer practice this:

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA_Caps_L_1024.html

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/us-states-capitals-regions.html

Wednesday – PM schedule

Thursday – Pacific Coast Indians

Totem Poles:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Lht4XGkk0k

Friday – Assessment

February 28, 2014

Assessment

Grade 6

  1. What is the highest mountain in North America?
  2. What is the longest river in North America?
  3. What part of the US gets more rain?
  4. How did the native people along the Pacific coast use their environment?
  5. How did the Plains Indians use the resources in their environment for food and shelter?
  6. What are 3 major mineral resources in North America?
  7. What are 3 major agricultural products in the USA?
  8. What states have desert regions?
  9. After Alaska, what region of the US has the coldest climate?
  10. Name 3 islands in North America.
  11. How does North America compare to the other continents in the amount of natural resources?
  12. What is the largest lake in North America?
  13. What city is colder in the winter, San Francisco, California or Minot, North Dakota? Why? Which is hotter in the summer?
  14. What state is Mount Rushmore in?
  15. Name two animals used on totem poles, what special meaning do they have?
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