Americans of Idaho
suggested grade levels: 9-12
view Idaho achievement standards for this lesson
1. Students will learn how to use the Digital Atlas of Idaho.
2. Students will learn about the history of the Native American.
Use the Digital Atlas of Idaho. To get there: Click on Atlas Home, mouse-over Geography, then click on Native Americans in Idaho. Students can work individually or in small groups at the discretion of the teacher. Encourage your students to read through the Native American pages and click on the links to see the various pictures representing the Native American people. Then give your students the opportunity to learn by having them click on links to the different tribes of Idaho that are located on the main map. Have your students write a short report on the different tribes that have history in Idaho. Reports should include the location, culture, and history of each tribe, as well as any other information on foods used by each tribe, language, or other cultural highlights. Length of reports should depend on the curricular needs of the students and grade level.
These are links to access the handouts and printable materials.
Native Americans in Idaho
Geography: Geography Topics