Tensions between Native Americans and White Settlers
Tensions between Native Americans and White Settlers

Today’s Activities

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Write it

What happened at Wounded Knee?  Watch this Brain Pop video to find out, then use the graphic organizer to help you summarize these events.  Write an informative paragraph to tell the history of this battle.

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Think about it

Which One Doesn’t Belong?  Explain your reasoning for your answer and others on this math worksheet.

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History

Horrible Histories  As white settlers came to North America, it had a big impact on the lives of the American Indians already living on the continent. Read this article and answer the questions to find out more. Watch the California Streaming video below get a funny take on the Lewis and Clark Expedition which opened a large part of the land purchased in the Louisiana Purchase for settlement by white settlers from the east.

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move it!

B-Ball Skills  Do you have a basketball or another type of large, bouncy ball at home?  Use this video to help you practice some ball-handling skills.

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