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Coastal and Plateau Indians Compare and Contrast

Name ______________

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The Coastal and Plateau Indians of the 1700s did not live very far apart and were alike in many ways. However,
their lifestyles also differed in many ways. You are to compare and contrast the two groups.
Directions



Research information about the Coastal and Plateau Indians. Use chapter 3 in your book or another
resource.
Use your Venn diagram worksheet to design an original visual representation showing similarities and
differences between the two groups. Instead of the Venn diagram circles, make two or three original
outline drawing.
o Enter five to six facts inside each illustration to show similarities and differences. (You need to
have a minimum of four uniquely plateau and four uniquely coastal facts. You should have a
minimum of three similarities.)
*** Note *** Unimportant similarities or differences that are general in nature will not count. For
example: Both groups were human. Both had hair. Both ate meals. The Plateau Indians lived on the
Plateau while the Coastal Indians lived on the coast.
It needs to be decorated.
Include appropriate drawings or pictures.
Include color and be neat.

Turn in rubric with your assignment.

Content

Above Standard

Standard

6
6 or more unique
features of coastal
and 6 or more
unique features of
plateau peoples.
There were four
or more
similarities.

5
5 unique features
of coastal and 5
unique features
of plateau
peoples. There
were at least 3
similarities.

TEST GRADE Due 9/26/16
Approaching
Standard
4
3-4 unique
features of
coastal and 3-4
unique features
of plateau
peoples. There
were 1 or 2
similarities.

Area of
Concern
3
2 or less unique
features of
coastal and 2 or
less unique
features of
plateau peoples.
There were 1 or
2 similarities.

- Rubric attached
- Rubric attached

- Rubric attached
Standard
2

Creativity/
Appearance

- Title
- Creative
- Evidence of time and effort
- Evidence of an attractive, neat,
colorful appearance
- Clear visual representation

Approaching
Standard
1
- Title
- Lacks one or
more of the
following:
creativity, time
and effort,
evidence of an
attractive, neat,
colorful
appearance
- Visual
Representation
may be unclear

Area of
Concern
0
- No title
- Insufficient
evidence of
creativity, time
and effort, or
evidence of an
attractive, neat,
colorful
appearance
- No attempt at
visual
representation

Total =
Modified from original assignment by J. Appelgate and M Skeen. Concept originated by Michelle Hall.

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