Native American Glossary

Subject:Language Arts
Grade:3-5, 6-8

Brief Description
Students create a glossary of words used in the English language that have Native American origins.


Students learn about the influence of Native American words on the English language.


Native American, English, glossary, language

Materials Needed

Lesson Plan

Extension: Have students use library sources or the Internet to locate and print out pictures of as many of the words in the glossary as possible. Have students illustrate the words they cannot find.


Evaluate students' definitions and words.