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Educational Resources - The First Hunters and Farmers

Model of the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village

Episode Guide

Things To Do

1. Watch The First Hunters and Farmers.


 

2. Complete Episode Quiz individually or as a group. (Note: The quiz has additional information and related video.)


 

3. Student Glossary (PDF)

- Print Crossword Puzzle, (answers), and distribute to the class.

- Guided Notes (answers)


 

4. Discussion Cards (PDF)


 

5. Class Activity - Unearth a Flower (Fossil)

Episode Script

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On this page you will find educational resources for the Dakota Pathways episode called The First Hunters and Farmers. There is an episode guide, additional videos, activities, and more.

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South Dakota Standards

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South Dakota academic content standards serve as expectations for what students should know and be able to do by the end of each grade. The review, revision, development, and feedback process involves stakeholders throughout the state of South Dakota and is an ongoing and critical component to ensure South Dakota students in every classroom receive current and relevant learning experiences. The goal is that all students will graduate college, career, and life ready.

Content standards are set by the South Dakota Board of Education Standards. They are reviewed every five to seven years. Content standards do not mandate a specific curriculum.


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