Early American Civilizations

Early Civilizations Webquest: Mound Builders, Anasazi, Inuit

Name:_______________________________   Date:________________

INSTRUCTIONS: Answer all of the questions below. Use your notes or the sources provided in this document to answer the questions. Type your answers directly into this document. YOU MUST RESTATE ALL QUESTIONS! Make sure to save frequently to your ONEDRIVE.

IMPORTANT:  Keep track of the sites that you visit and the images that you save by copying and pasting the URLs into the “sources used” section underneath each section.

 

Location

  1. Where did they live?

    *Mound Builders:

     

    *Anasazi:

     

    *Inuit:

     

  2. Describe the geography of the area.

    *Mound Builders:

     

    *Anasazi:

     

    *Inuit:

     

  3. Find a picture of the area. To insert the picture in this document, save the picture to your computer, and then click the box below. If you need help, just raise your hand!

INSERT

PICTURE

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Sources used (copy and paste all websites you used for information, including pictures):

 

 

Shelter

  1. Describe the type of home these people lived in.

*Mound Builders:

 

*Anasazi:

 

*Inuit:

  1. What was used to construct the homes?

    *Mound Builders:

     

    *Anasazi:

     

    *Inuit:

     

     

  2. Find or create a picture of one of the types of shelter. To insert the picture in this document, save the picture to your computer, and then click the box below. If you need help, just raise your hand!

 

INSERT

PICTURE

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Sources used (copy and paste all websites you used for information, including pictures):

 

 

Diet

  1. What did they eat?

    *Mound Builders:

     

    *Anasazi:

     

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  2. How was the food prepared?

*Mound Builders:

 

*Anasazi:

 

*Inuit:

 

Sources used (copy and paste all websites you used for information, including pictures):

 

Clothing

  1. What did they wear?

    *Mound Builders:

     

    *Anasazi:

     

    *Inuit:

  2. How was their clothing affected by the climate and natural resources?

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*Inuit:

 

Sources used (copy and paste all websites you used for information, including pictures):

  

Arts and Crafts

  1. What are some examples of the arts and crafts of this culture?

    *Mound Builders:

     

    *Anasazi:

     

    *Inuit:

  2. What natural resources where used in creating the arts and crafts?

    *Mound Builders:

     

    *Anasazi:

     

    *Inuit:

  3. Find or create a picture of an art or craft from this culture. To insert the picture in this document, save the picture to your computer, and then click the box below. If you need help, just raise your hand!

 

INSERT

PICTURE

HERE

 

 

Sources used (copy and paste all websites you used for information, including pictures):

 

 

Interesting Facts

  1. What other unique things did you find out about this culture?

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    *Anasazi:

     

    *Inuit:

  2. Did any of the civilizations play games? Who and what games did they play?
  3. Did any of the civilizations have a government? Who and what type of government?
  4. Did any of the civilizations have certain religious or burial practices? Who and what were their beliefs/practices?
  5. Did any of the civilizations build great structures? Who and what did they build?

     

  6. Did any of the civilizations have social classes? Who and what were their classes?

 

Sources used (copy and paste all websites you used for information, including pictures):

 

 

Internet Resources:

Note:  Do not be afraid to explore other links off of these sites for more information. These are just to get you started.

Anasazi Sources

Mound Builders Sources

Inuit Sources

Fact Monster Article on the Anasazi

 

Wikipedia Article on the Anasazi

 

The Mesa Verde National Park has information and pictures.

 

Fact filled site about the Anasazi

 

Anasazi - Mr. Donn

 

Wikipedia article on the Adena Mound Builders

Mound Builders/Mississippians

 

Indians of the Midwest has an overview of the Mound Builders.

 

Read this article.

TheHopewellswere the second of the three Mound Building civilizations. They were the strongestcivilization for 500 years and grew in the middle of the United States. A good informative website is the Ohio Ancient Trail.

 

The third and greatest mound building civilization was theMississippian. The Cahokia Mounds State Park (Illinois) website is packed with timelines, pictures, interactive timeline andmore.

 

Moundbuilders pictures

 

Wikipedia Article on the Inuit

Inuit Culture

The InuitPictorial History| A famous Inuit: Kenojuak

 

 

Inuit information

 

 

Inuit - Mr. Donn

 

 

 

Earliest American WebQuest Rubric

CATEGORY

M

P

NY

Content - Accuracy

 

All content throughout the Webquest is accurate. There are no factual errors.

Most of the content is accurate but there is a few pieces of information that might be inaccurate.

Content is typically confusing or contains more than one factual error.

Use of Graphics

 

All graphics are attractive (size and colors) and support the theme/content of the Webquest.

There was a graphic missing or inaccurate supporting of the theme/content.

Several graphics are inaccurate AND do not support the theme/content of the Webquest.

Sources

 

Source information was collected for all graphics, facts and quotes. All documented in desired format.

Most source information collected for all graphics, facts and quotes. Most documented in desired format.

Very little or no source information was collected

Speaking/

Listening

 

Students were able to share and discuss all three civilizations and give accurate information to their partner.

Students were able to share and discuss some information about the civilizations and give mostly accurate information to their partner.

Students were unable to share and discuss all three civilizations and many facts were missing or inaccurate.