Research In Context
Includes the most-studied topics for grades 6-8 - literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history. Written specifically for middle schoolers (high school students may find it useful too) this information comes from authoritative sources including Gale, National Geographic and Scholastic and is aligned to national and state curriculum standards. Designed to develop learning skills to launch 6-8 graders into high school and beyond.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Research Tips and Pointers
When researching this particular topic think carefully about the search terms that you use. Northwest Coast, California-Intermountain, Southwest, Plateau, Great Plains, Eastern Woodlands, and Southeast will all need to be followed by Native Americans, cultural regions or cultural areas. Some other general search terms that may produce good results might be North American Indians, North American Cultural Regions, or Native Americans.
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