Native American Vocabulary

We are previewing the vocabulary for our Native American unit. Students should be prepared to take a vocab quiz next Tuesday in preparation for the unit!

Maize: corn

Council: A group of leaders who make decisions

Mustang: a wild horse
Shaman: A Native American religious leader and healer
Oral history: The story of an event or experience told aloud by a person
Plot: A piece of land
Ally: A person or group who will fight for the same beliefs or ideas
Tepee: A small cone-shaped shelter used by Native Americans
Irrigation: The watering of crops by moving water from nearby rivers and streams
Adobe: Mud mixed with a small amount of straw or grass and dried in the sun
Confederation: A group made up of smaller groups that join together to help one another
Hide: Animal skin
Ancestor: family member from long ago
Nomad: A person who moves from place to place and has no permanent home
Specialize: to work at one kind of job and do it well
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Vocabulary Cards & Games

A very helpful parent recently told me about Quizlet. You can put words and definitions and make games!

I went through and added all the social studies vocabulary for chapter 8, you can go through the flashcard or play the games here:

http://quizlet.com/20045499/chapter-8-vocabulary-texas-history-flash-cards/

I played “Space Race” and it was pretty neat! The definitions scroll by and you have to type the word in the box to get points!

 

Happy Studying!

Native American Vocabulary – Quiz 9/14

Native American Vocabulary

Maize: corn

 

Council: A group of leaders who make decisions

 

Mustang: a wild horse

 

Shaman: A Native American religious leader and healer.

 

Oral history: The story of an event or experience told aloud by a person.

 

Plot: A piece of land

 

Ally: A person or group who will fight for the same beliefs or ideas.

 

Tepee: A small cone-shaped shelter used by Native Americans

 

Irrigation: The watering of crops by moving water from nearby rivers and streams

 

Adobe: Mud mixed with a small amount of straw or grass and dried in the sun.

 

Confederation: A Group made up of smaller groups that join together to help one another

 

Hide: Animal skin

 

Ancestor:  family member from long ago.

 

Nomad: A person who moves from place to place and has no permanent home.

 

Specialize: to word at one kind of job and do it well.

Native American Vocabulary

Vocabulary Test on September 8th!

Native American Vocabulary

Maize: corn

Council: A group of leaders who make decisions

 Mustang: a wild horse

Shaman: A Native American religious leader and healer.

Oral history: The story of an event or experience told aloud by a person.

Plot: A piece of land

Ally: A person or group who will fight for the same beliefs or ideas.

Tepee: A small cone-shaped shelter used by Native Americans

Irrigation: The watering of crops by moving water from nearby rivers and streams

Adobe: Mud mixed with a small amount of straw or grass and dried in the sun.

Confederation: A Group made up of smaller groups that join together to help one another

 Hide: Animal skin:

Ancestor:  family member from long ago.

Nomad: A person who moves from place to place and has no permanent home.

Specialize: to work at one kind of job and do it well.