Native Americans in the New River Gorge Region
Students learn some of the life ways of native peoples that lived in West Virginia. They will use artifacts and group discussion to explore the cultural heritage of several different peoples. Students make a (take home) clay pot similar to pinch pots made by early Americans.
Available to schools in:Greenbrier, Monroe, Raleigh & Summers counties
Grade Level: 4th
Program Length: 1 hour
Native Americans are part of our history.
1. Name two of the first peoples to live in the New River environment
2. Describe two lifestyle differences between these early peoples.
3. State one way he or she can preserve our cultural heritage
Pre-visit activities are:
Post-visit activities are:
WV Content Standards met:
History/Social Sciences - SS.4.4.9, SS.4.5.2, SS.4.5.5
Creative and Visual Arts - VA.4.4.3