Native Americans of Virginia - Loudoun County Public Schools

Native Americans of Virginia - Loudoun County Public Schools

NATIVE AMERICANS OF VIRGINIA By Miss O. 4th Grade VA Studies History and Social Science Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence Lesson Plans for United States History to 1877 1492 Christopher Columbus Called the

people he found in the lands he (discovered) explored Indians, because he thought he was in the Indies (near China). 1558-1603 Queen Elisabeth

Reigning monarch of England. Called the virgin queen , because she never married. Walter Raleigh named the new land

Virginia after the queen for England. 1588 Lost Colony of Roanoke Walter Raleigh sent settlers from England to Virginia

to set up a colony at Roanoke (now NC). The Colony failed. All that was left was the word Croatan carved in a tree. Artifacts Such as arrowheads,

pottery, and other tools that have been found tell a lot about the people who lived in Virginia. Map of Virginia in 1624 3 Major Language Groups of VA Native Americans Algonquian Language

Algonquian language spoken in the Tidewater. Tribe to remember the Powhatan Indians. Algonquian language spoken by the Indians. This is the Algonquian group! Siouan Language Siouan language spoken in the Piedmont. Tribe

to remember the Monacan Indians. Siouan language spoken by the Indians. This is the Siouan group! Iroquoian Language Iroquoian language spoken in the southwest. Tribe to remember the

Cherokee Indians. Iroquoian language spoken by the Indians. This is the Iroquoian group! Virginian Indians Song (to the tune of "Ten Little Indians") D Algonquian language spoken in the Tidewater. A

Tribe to remember: the Powhatan Indians. D Algonquian language spoken by the Indians. A D This is the Algonquian group. D Siouan language spoken in the Piedmont. A Tribe to remember, the

Monacan Indians. D Siouan language spoken by the Indians. A D This is the Siouan group. D Iroquoian language spoken in the southwest. A Tribe to remember: the

Cherokee Indians. D Iroquoian language spoken by the Indians. A D This is the Iroquoian group. Climate and Environment Virginias American Indians interacted

(worked with) the climate and the environment to meet their basic needs. What are some characteristics of Virginias climate? Relatively mild with distinct seasons (which result in a variety

of vegetation) Spring Summer Fall Winter Eastern Woodland Indians Forests, which

have a variety of trees, cover most of the land. Virginias Indians are referred to as Eastern Woodland Indians. Longhouse Project

Saplings and leaves Twigs and sticks Cardboard

Brown pipe cleaners Pieces of fur/leather/cotton balls Rubber bands Rope Bark pieces Shoe boxes What are some ways Virginias American Indians related to the climate and interacted with their environment to meet their basic needs?

Environmental Connections The kinds of foods they ate, the clothing they wore, and the shelters they had depended upon the seasons. Foods changed with the seasons. Foldable Winter

VA Native Americans hunted birds and animals and lived on stored foods from the previous fall. Spring VA Native Americans hunted,

fished, and picked berries. Fishing in the Spring Summer VA Native Americans grew crops

C = corn B = beans S = squash Fall VA Native Americans harvested crops Hunted for foods to preserve and keep for the winter

Clothing Animal skins (deerskin) were used for clothing. Shelter

Made from materia around them. Longhouses Native peoples of the past farmed, hunted, and fished. They made homes using natural resources. They used animal skins for clothing in the winter. Project 1.

2. 3. Each student will get 2 paper plates. On 1 paper plate, draw lines on it to make 4 parts on it. In each part, write the name of the season (winter, fall, spring, or summer) and list the ways that the Native

Americans would get their food during each season. (Use your notes!) 8 State Recognized Tribes Rap Virginia has state recognized tribes There are 8 of themnow get the vibe Chick-Chick-Chickahominy that is first East Chickahominyexcitement to burst Mattaponi that a river names Nansemond tribeclaim to fame Pamunkey tribe, please dont forget

Rappahannock not done yet Upper Mattaponi picked berries for pie Monacan tribedont ask me why These are the Virginia state recognized Ugly Chicken Monsters Eat Macaroni Noodles Rather Perfectly 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

7. 8. Upper Mattaponi Chickahominy Mattaponi Eastern Chickahominy Monacan Nansemond Color each box and Rappahannock the arrow with a tribe Pamunkey

name a different color on your map! Powhatan Confederac y Capital city = Werowocomoco

Included most of the tribes in the Coastal Plain region of Virginia (Pamunkey and Mattaponi, etc.) Werowocomoc o

Largest Indian town used by Indian leaders for several hundred years BEFORE the English came. In 1607, when the settlers arrived it was the headquarters for the leader of Powhatan. Rediscovery of Werowocomoco

Documented by Jamestown settlers in 1608. Rediscovered in 1977! Excavations at the site since 2003 have revealed evidence of a large village, including two 200-foot (61 m)long, curved, earthwork

ditches built 1,000 feet (300 m) from the river bank about 1400, two hundred years before English settlement.[3] Review Game Three Langua ge Groups of Virginia

What language was spoken in the Coastal Plain? Review Game Three Langua ge Groups of Virginia

What language was spoken in the Piedmont? Review Game Three Langua ge Groups of Virginia

What language was spoken in the southern regions of Virginia? Review Game Three Langua ge Groups of Virginia

What tribe lived in the southern regions (orange) of Virginia? Review Game Three Langua ge Groups of Virginia

What tribe lived in the Piedmont region of Virginia? Review Game Three Langua ge Groups of Virginia

What tribe lived in the Coastal Plain region of Virginia? What is the term for arrowheads, pottery, and other tools that have been found in Virginia?

A. Artifacts B. Archaeologists C. Werowocomoco Who dig up and examine artifacts?

A. Tribes B. Archaeologists C. Scientists Virginias Indians are known as ____?

A. Eastern Plains Indians B. Eastern Woodland Indians C. Southern Indians Do American Indians still exist today? The food they ate, the clothing they wore and shelters they had depended upon the ______.

A. B. C. D. Season Stores Weather Trading with settlers

What was used for clothing? A. B. C. D.

Buffalo skin Deer skin Cloth Leaves What was used to make homes? A.

B. C. D. Natural resources Bricks Buffalo skin Clay _______ was the large Indian town near Jamestown.

A. B. C. D. Wereowompan Werowocomoco Richmond Siouan

What famous person lived at the Indian city mentioned in the slide before? Native American Readers Theater Audiences Job: Draw a web with at least 8 different parts with key words or ideas that you hear or learn

about from the Readers Theater. VA Native American s

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