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  • 1. Social Studies Chapter 3 A Native American Community at Mesa Verde
  • 2. Lesson 1: Native American Communities
    • History – the story of the past
    • Storytelling is the way Native Americans passed down history. Many families still share history through storytelling.
    • Native Americans learned from animals.
    • Native American cultures were partly shaped by their natural resources.
  • 3.
    • Each group had its own language and religion.
    • The Indians of the Great Plains hunted buffalo and used them for food, clothing, and shelter.
    • The Anasazi Indians lived in the South. They hunted and grew their own food.
    • The Iroquois lived in longhouses and grew corn, beans, and squash.
    • The Makah lived on the West Coast and were skilled fishers.
  • 4. Lesson 2 The Geography of Mesa Verde
    • A desert is a very dry environment where little rain falls.
    • The Iroquois used trees to make their houses.
    • The Plains Indians hunted buffalo and used their skins for clothing and shelter.
    • The Makah used trees to build their homes and boats.
    • The Anasazi grew corn, beans, and squash. They raised turkeys. They used plants to make shoes and clothes. They made pottery from the clay.
  • 5.
    • Canyons are deep river valleys with steep sides.
  • 6.
    • A cliff is a steep face of a rock.
  • 7.
    • A mesa looks like a high, flat table. “Mesa” in Spanish means table. “Verde” means green in Spanish.
  • 8.
    • A mesa looks like a high, flat table. “Mesa” in Spanish means table. “Verde” means green in Spanish.
    • The Anasazi built their homes in the cliffs of the canyons.
    • Technology is the use of materials and tools to serve people’s needs.
  • 9. Lesson 3 Mesa Verde Long Ago
    • Artifacts are objects left behind by a group of people.
  • 10. Lesson 4 Mesa Verde Today
    • A museum is a place where people can look at objects of art, science or history.
  • 11. Thinking Skills
    • A decision is a choice that is made.
  • 12.