Integrated literacy assignment. By: Jordan Blanchard. GLCE:. 5-U1.4.2
By: Jordan Blanchard
Use primary and secondary sources (e.g., letters, diaries, maps, documents, narratives, pictures, graphic data) to compare European and American Indians who converged in the western hemisphere after 1492 with respect to governmental strucuture, views on property ownership, and land use. (National Geography Standard 12, p. 167, C, E).
Kids Discover magazine ‘s issue America 1492 is an astounding resource to help students understand the interactions between European and American Indian people.
The magazine stresses how rugged and unspoiled America was in 1492, and how Europeans seized lands, brought disease, and killed most of their buffalo.