Subject Area(s): Social Studies

Grade Level(s): 6

Format of Library of Congress media: Images

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Approximately two 45-minute class period (depending on student pacing)

Lesson Summary

This lesson should be used as a culminating project once students have finished studying early American Indian cultures or as a review activity. After exploring and analyzing primary sources, students will sort images and create a photo journal. The photo journal will include a front cover, dedication, title page, tables of contents, captions for each photograph, an index and back cover.

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All of the materials used in this lesson plan are available for downloading as PDF Files and PowerPoint files, as appropriate. PDF Files can be viewed with the free Adobe Reader.

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