mlk logo WS7 Native Americans Terra Cotta Pot Project 

Mastery Objective: Students will design a terra cotta pot that reflects the political, economic, geographic and cultural aspects of a Native American Society.

Directions:You will be assigned a specific Native American region. You will be asked to design several symbols that depict the economy, political structure, geography, and culture of the region. You may use the Native American packets, print resources and electronic resources to get ideas. 


Great Plains      Northeast    Northwest

Pacific Coast    Southeast    Southwest


MCPS Homework Resources - Online Resources provided by MCPS. See Edline Media Center page for logins and passwords for home use.

     Best Bets:  

  •  All Grades --> Britannica Encyclopedia School - search by group [ e.g. Plains Indians]  
  • Middle School --> History Reference Center -->US History --> Native Americans 
  • U.S. History In Context -->  search by group


Encyclopedia Britannica Image Quest - more than two million rights-cleared images

Bibliography of Print Materials in the MLK MS Library 

Destiny Patrons Catalog -- look up print resources in the MLK MS Media Center collection


Web Pages - Native American Cultures  


Note-taking templates 

Noodletools Note Template 

 Excel template for electronic resources 

Excel template for print resources 


MS Word 2010 template 

Note Template Word 97 


Picture collector Word 2010 

Picture Collector Word 97 


Powerpoint template 2010 

Powerpoint template 97 



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