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● Grade: 4th Grade
● Subject: History
● Name of the lesson: Texas Indians
● Approximate time:30-40 minutes
● TEK:
○ History. The student understands the origins, similarities, and differences of
American Indian groups in Texas and North America before European
exploration. The student is expected to:
(A) explain the possible origins of American Indian groups in Texas and North
America; (B) identify American Indian groups in Texas and North America before
European exploration such as the Lipan Apache, Karankawa, Caddo, and
Jumano; (C) describe the regions in which American Indians lived and identify
American Indian groups remaining in Texas such as the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo,
Alabama-Coushatta, and Kickapoo; and

Materials Needed:
● Markers
● Piece of land
● iPad/book

Attention getter:

● Who are the native americans?
● Why is it important to learn about them?

A Students
B will be able to create their section of texas with the different tribes based on their region
C This will be completed by watching and going through a powerpoint/prezi
D at the end the students will be able to name the different tribe of their said region.

● Where we come from?
● That's where your ancestors are from?

Instructional input
● Present a powerpoint based on the indian tribes
● Watch a quick you tube video (
● Students will work together to complete their section of indians
● The must have in the presentation must be:
○ Location
○ Home
○ Food
○ Nomadic
○ trade
● Name the different inadias based on their region
● Quick Write of a new fact they learned about a tribe or wish to leaned
● A map of texas