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Woodland Indians

Discover the habitats, resources, art, and daily lives in Woodland Indians (2nd Grade).

American Indians - Woodland Tribes & California Indians

Description - This site is full of information about the Woodland Tribes. It breaks the information down into sections of their shelter, food, ceremonies, clothing, and an interesting "did you know?" fact section.
Student Use - Students can use this site as an easy way to navigate and find information about the Woodland Tribes. There are also links to learn more about each section for students to explore. 

Homes - Longhouses - Native Americans in Olden Times for Kids

Description - This site writes like it is talking to you and goes into very good details about what a longhouse was, what it looked like, and what it took to build.
Student Use - Students can use this resource as a way to learn more about how the Woodland Indians made their houses. Students can also follow a link to build their own longhouse.

Example of Woodland Indian Art

Description - This image is an example of Woodland Indian art.
Student Use - Students can use this image to see what Woodland Indian art looks like. This can be used future projects to compare different art from various Indian tribes.

First Dance of the Eastern Woodlands Tribes

Description - This video shows a short example of Woodland Indian music as well as a traditional dance outfit they would wear at ceremonies.
Student Use - Students can watch this video to hear an example of Woodland Indian music. They can also see a Woodland Indian traditional dance and what they would wear at a ceremony.

Woodland Indian Canoe

Description - This picture shows what a Woodland Indian canoe looks like.
Student Use - Students can view this image to learn about how the Woodland Indians traveled.

Woodland Indian Games

Description - This site shows examples of many games and activities that Woodland Indian children would play. You can click on each game/activity to learn more about how to play.
Student Use - Students can explore the different games and activities that Woodland Indian Children would play to learn more about what they liked to do in their free time. Students can also compare their games and activities to games we play today.

Description - This game goes through the steps as the Woodland Indians would to build a Longhouse.
Student Use - Students can play this interactive game to make their own Longhouse. Through this game, students can see the structure and how much work is needed to build a Longhouse.

"Eastern Woodlands Indians" - Free Books & Children's Stories Online | StoryJumper

Description - This online book goes over the simple facts of the Powhatan Indians, also known as the Woodland Indians.
Student Use - Students can read through this book and learn a few facts about the Powhatan/Woodland Indians and the way they lived.

Indian Culture Areas

Description - This image shows where each indian culture resided.
Student Use - Students can use this image to see where the Woodland Indians resided in America.

How the Woodland Indians Made Their Stone Tools

Description: This site talks from the viewpoint of a Woodland Indian. He talks us through the steps of how they made their stone tools.
Student Use: Students can discover how the Woodland Indians made one of their resources: stone tools. They can also learn why this resource was very vital to their survival.

How the Indians Used Buffalo

Description: This picture is an excellent image of how the Indians, including the Woodlands, used buffalo to survive.
Student Use: Students can learn from this picture how the Woodland Indians used everything available to them. After they hunted and killed the buffalo, they did not waste anything, which is what students can discover here.

'Peoples of the Woodlands' on ViewPure

Description - This video gives a very simplified overview of the life of the Woodland Indians, but gives a lot of good information about their life, culture, homes,
Student Use - Students can watch this video as a great resource to an introduction to the life of the Woodland Indians. This video explains aspects of the Woodland Indians life that will be a good resource for students to use while learning about the Woodland Indians.