The Fight for a Continent Unit 3 - Scott Foresman Chapter 4, 5, and 8 - McMillan McGraw 5.3 Students describe the cooperation and conflict that existed among the Indians and between the Indian nations and the new settlers. Unit Overview Students will create a scrapbook to collect examples of cooperation and conflict among American Indian nations and between American Indian groups and settlers. Set the Scene Suppose you found a place with valuable things. What if other people wanted those same things? What if somebody else already lived there? This is what happened when Europeans and American Indians began to compete for land and resources in North America. conflict a struggle or disagreement raw material something from the Earth, such as wood or metal, that is changed so that people can use it ally a person or group that helps another for a common purpose treaty A written political agreement between two or more groups massacre The cruel killing of people assimilate To become like the people around you rivalry A relationship in which people or groups compete for the same thing act A law Scrapbook Cover Cover should include: •title •your name •an illustration of something that caused cooperation •an illustration of something that caused conflict. Artifacts •Collect 10 or more events, documents, and people relating to the theme of "cooperation and conflict". •Write, draw, or gather images of artifacts •Glue into your scrapbook •Use this site to find artifacts: www.nps.gov/archeology/visit/map.htm Speech: Chief Tecumseh Chief Tecumseh delivered this speech to Indian territory governor William Henry Harrison at Vincennes, Indiana territory in 1810. http://www.galafilm.com/1812/e/people/tec_speaches.html •Alternate reading with a partner, considering his point of view and concerns. •What was his opinion of land ownership? •Write your own short speech (2-3 paragraphs) giving the point of view of an American Indian from one of the groups from this unit. Glue the speech into the scrapbook. Art: •Do you think his painting shows cooperation or conflict? •Based on what you have learned, create your own "American Progress" drawing. •Be as detailed and clear as possible •Glue into the scrapbook. Rubric 4 •Creates a scrapbook with 10 or more artifacts •All artifacts are accurate, detailed, and relate to the “Cooperation and Conflict” theme. •Speech is well written and articulate. •“American Progress” drawing illustrates the “Cooperation and Conflict” theme. •Student actively participates in classroom discussions and activities. Rubric 3 •Creates a scrapbook with 8 - 10 artifacts for the scrapbook. •All artifacts are accurate, include some detail, and relate to the “Cooperation and Conflict” theme. •Speech is well written. •“American Progress” drawing illustrates the “Cooperation and Conflict” theme. •Student actively participates in classroom discussions and activities. Rubric 2 •Creates a scrapbook with 6 - 8 artifacts for the scrapbook with encouragement. •All artifacts are accurate, but not very detailed, and relate to the “Cooperation and Conflict” theme. •Student writes out his or her speech and completes an “American Progress” drawing. •When encouraged, student participates in classroom discussions and activities. Rubric 1 •Does not create the required 6 artifacts. •Speech and “American Progress” drawing are incomplete. •Student does not participate in classroom discussions and activities.