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    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

Poetry - Option Three

Poetry: Option 3

Strand: Language Arts
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Duration: 20 - 30 minutes
Location: classroom or outside
Objective: The students will be able to create a poem using describing words or phrases about the Woodland people
Materials: lined paper
pencil
Vocabulary: Woodland culture burial mounds describing words phrases
Procedure:
  1. Review the Woodland people. See background information
  2. Brainstorm words that would describe the Woodland people and write them on the board
  3. The students could work with a partner

Examples:

Woodland People
Wanderers
Overseer of the Mississippi River
Old and young
Dancers
Land-users
Artists
Nomads
Dreamers

Peaceful
Energetic
Optimistic
Patient
Loving
Eager






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Effigy Mounds National Monument

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