Indiana Social Studies Standards Relevant to Woodland Indian Outreach Program Content. *highlighted words indicate exact parts of standards our programs address
3rd Grade History: 3.1 3.1.1 - Identify and describe Native American Woodland Indians who lived in the region when European settlers arrived. (Core Standard) Example: Miami, Shawnee, Kickapoo, Algonquian, Delaware, Potawatomi, and Wyandotte.
4th Grade History: 4.1 4.1.1 - Native American Indians and the Arrival of Europeans to 1770. Identify and compare the major early cultures that existed in the region that became Indiana prior to contact with Europeans. Example: Paleo-Indians such as the Hopewell, Adena, and Mississippian cultures.
4.1.2 - Native American Indians and the Arrival of Europeans to 1770. Identify and describe historic Native American Indian groups that lived in Indiana at the time of early European exploration, including ways these groups adapted to and interacted with the physical environment. (Core Standard) Example: Miami, Shawnee, Potawatomi, and Lenape (Delaware).
4.1.5 - Statehood: 1816 to 1851. Identify the causes of removal of Native American Indian groups in the state and their resettlement during the 1830s. (Core Standard) (Standard Partially Addressed in Fur Trade Era Program Only)
5th Grade History: 5.1 5.1.6 - Colonization and Settlements: 1607 to 1763. Identify and discuss instances of both cooperation and conflict between Native American Indians and European settlers, such as agriculture, trade, cultural exchanges and military alliances, as well as later broken treaties, massacres and conflicts over control of land. (Core Standard) (Standard Partially Addressed in Fur Trade Era Program Only)
Geography: 5.3 5.3.11 - Environment and Society: Describe adaptation and how Native American Indians and colonists adapted to variations in the physical environment. (Core Standard) Example: Plains people's dependence on bison; dependence on fishing by people living in the Northeast and Pacific Northwest; choice of building materials and style of construction such as sod houses, longhouses and dugouts.
Economics: 5.4 5.4.1 - Describe the economic activities within and among Native American Indian cultures prior to contact with Europeans. Examine the economic incentives that helped motivate European exploration and colonization. (Core Standard)