early people, reading comprehension strategies
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DESCRIPTIONUtah History and Reading Comprehension Unit
- 1. Standard 2: Students will understand howUtahs history has been shaped by manydiverse people, events, and ideas.Objective 2: Describe ways that Utah has changedover time. a: Identify key events and trends in Utahhistory and their significance.
2. The land that we now know as Utah has been the home to many different kinds of people. Historians believe that Utah was first inhabited over 12,000 years ago by the Paleo-Indians. Over the next several weeks we will be learning about the different people who have lived in Utah. We will establish when they lived in Utah, how they lived and survived, and how each group contributed to the history and establishment of Utah as a state. After we have learned about the different groups of people who lived in Utah each student will research a specific person of importance. Often we can better understand a time period when we learn about specific people. After you have researched, the important person, you will write a report, and prepare a presentation to share what you have learned. 3. Materials The Early People of Utah Vocabulary Journal. The Early People of Utah Timeline The Utah Adventure, by John McCormick. Fourthgrade curriculum text book. Post-it notes 4. You will need: 5. ques tion ing Questioning helps readers to clarify and comprehend what they are reading.Recordquestioning and the definition in yourvocabulary journal now 6. pa le o means ancient, or very old.Recordpaleo and the definition in your vocabularyjournal now 7. no mad a person who moves from place to placeRecordnomad and the definition in your vocabularyjournal now 8. at latla spear throwerRecordatlatl and the definition in your vocabularyjournal now 9. ar chael ol o gist a scientist who learnsabout ancient people by studying the thingsthey left behindRecordarchaeologist and the definition in your vocabulary journal now 10. ar ti fact an object used bypeople long agoRecordartifact and the definition inyour vocabulary journal now 11. Group Name: Time Period they lived in Utah:Way of Life:Food:Shelter:Clothing:Interesting Fact: 12. You will need: 13. vi su al iz ationcreating a vivid image in your mind based on what you readRecordvisualization and the definition inyour vocabulary journal now 14. nav a jo(nav-uh-hoh)Comes from a Pueblo Indian word forplanted fields or farmlands. ThePueblo Indians probably gave themthis name because the Navajos werefarmers who lived in settled villages.RecordNavajo and the definition inyour vocabulary journal now 15. ute(yoot)a member of an AmericanIndian people of Utah andW. Colorado. The meaningof Ute is unknown.RecordUte and the definition inyour vocabulary journal now 16. pai ute(pahy-oot)the peopleRecordPaiute and the definition inyour vocabulary journal now 17. go shute(go-shoot)Comes from a leader name Goship orfrom Gutsipupiutsi, a Shoshoneword for Desert people.RecordGoshute and the definition inyour vocabulary journal now 18. sho sho ne(show-show-nee)Nobody knows where this wordcame from. The Shoshonescall themselves Newe(pronounced nuh-wuh)which means people.RecordShoshone and the definition inyour vocabulary journal now 19. PowerPoint not completed from this point forward 20. You will need: 21. You will need: 22. You will need: