Unit 1

SOUTH DAKOTA BEGINNINGS TEACHER'S GUIDE

South Dakota Beginnings—Teacher’s Guide
Time:
Four class periods; thirty minutes each
Standards Used:
Lesson 1: First Peoples of South Dakota

          4.G.1.1  South Dakota geography in prehistory

Lesson 2: A Changing World

          4.US.1.1  Early tribes; explorers
          4.US.1.2
 Native American and non-Native American relationships
          4.G.2.1
 Native American settlement near natural resources; location of tribes          

 Lesson 3: Europe Claims North America

          4.W.2.1  Thirteen colonies; Louisiana Purchase; Northwest  Territory
          4.G.1.1
 Compare region of South Dakota to the United States

 Lesson 4: Europeans Visit South Dakota

          4.US.1.1  Historic tribes; Lewis and Clark; Verendrye brothers; fur traders

          4.W.2.1  Influence of Europeans

          4.E.1.1  Fur trading; bartering

Time:

Four class periods, thirty minutes each

Lesson 1: First Peoples of South Dakota

Lesson 2: A Changing World

Lesson 3: Europe Claims North America

Lesson 4: Europeans Visit South Dakota

Background Information:

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Teacher's Reading List

Student's Reading List

Audio-Visual Resources

Reading Level measured by the Flesch-Kincaid scale: 4.9

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