• A quiet summer walk through the Marching Bear Group of effigy mounds

    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

A Day in The Life of a Moundbuilder

A Day in the Life of a Moundbuilder

Strand: Social Studies
Grade Level: 2 - 3
Duration: 30 minutes
Location: classroom
Objective: The students will be able to write about a day in the life of a Woodland child based on information discussed on the field trip and in class
Materials: lined paper
pencil
Vocabulary: Woodland culture comparisons chores
Procedure:
  1. Discuss with the students what a typical day in the life of a child from the Woodland culture might be like
    • What do they do in the morning?
    • What chores might they have?
    • How would they get their food?
    • Who would get their food?
    • What do they eat?
    • What do they do for fun?
    • How do they bathe themselves?
    • Do they have school? What would it be like?
  2. Have the students write about what a Woodland child would do throughout the day - morning, afternoon, and evening
  3. Have them share their papers in small groups or as a whole class






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Effigy Mounds National Monument

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