How Did They Do That?
By Jennifer Rodriguez, February 27, 2017
- Elementary School
- Social Studies
Students will be able to identify the possible ways that two groups of people in the same time period carried an amount of gathered items back to their tribe of settlement.
Students will take on the role of a Native American or the Dutch in the New World.
Students will design an apparatus utilized or something built by the Native Americans or Dutch utilized with given materials.
Dutch Colonies in the Americas by Lewis K. Parker
Early Explorers in New York by Lynn George
New York as Dutch Colony by Janey Levy
The New York Colony by Martin Hintz
Life in a Long House Village by Bobbi Kalman
Forest Covered Manhattan/Manhattan Today
Native American Manhattan Island
Dutch Manhattan/New York Colony
- How do you think New York City became what it is today?
- What are some daily activities of the Native Americans?
- What are some of the daily life activities of the Dutch?
- How were each one of the two groups able to move the natural resources needed to build their shelters?