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Grade 3 The Frontier
The people who moved west long ago to find land were called                .
  1. Canadians
  2. meatpackers
  3. pioneers
  4. explorers
Grade 3 The Frontier
The Indian girl who was sold into slavery and later served as a guide to Lewis and Clark was             Sacagawea            .
Grade 3 The Frontier
Who told stories that made people want to move west in search of a better life?
  1. Sacagawea and Powhatan
  2. Lewis and Clark
  3. Menendez and Columbus
  4. Cartier and Champlain
Grade 3 The Frontier
Daniel Boone
  1. helped establish Mexico
  2. helped lay out Washington D.C.
  3. helped establish Kentucky
  4. settled frontier land in Kentucky by surveying land
Grade 3 The Frontier
Key words:
harvest tipis farming horses natural resources Cheyenne

Something found in nature that helps people live is a                    natural resource                   .

When crops are ready to pick and eat they are ready to          harvest          .

Thanks to the horse, the Cheyenne quit          farming          .

Tents made of buffalo hides stretched over wooden poles are         tipis        .

The Spanish gave Indians a new way to travel when they brought         horses         to the new land.

The           Cheyenne           became skillful riders.
Grade 3 The Frontier
Plains children were carried
  1. in baskets
  2. on women's backs
  3. on donkeys
Grade 3 The Frontier
The people who moved west long ago to find land were called                .
  1. Canadians
  2. meatpackers
  3. pioneers
  4. New Yorkers
Grade 3 The Frontier
Plains men formed societies for
  1. dancing
  2. planting
  3. hunting
Grade 3 The Frontier
Do you think the Plains Indians would have stayed on the plains if there were no buffalo? Why or why not?
Grade 3 The Frontier
Why was it very important for the Plains Indians to have successful hunts?
Grade 3 The Frontier
Why were horses important to Native Americans?
Grade 3 The Frontier
How did the horse make life easier for the Cheyenne?





How is the way we use cows today like the way the Cheyenne used buffalo hundreds of years ago?
Grade 3 The Frontier
Write a senrence or two to answer the questions below

Why did the Cheyenne hold the Medicine Dance?





How did horses change the lives of the Cheyenne(name three things)?
Grade 3 The Frontier
Where in America were horses first introduced?
Grade 3 The Frontier
How was the life of Indian children on the plains different from your life today?
Grade 3 The Frontier
What were the many ways the Cheyenne used the buffalo?
Grade 3 The Frontier
How did Native Americans first acquire horses?
Grade 3 The Frontier
List three things that made the journey west hard for pioneers.
Grade 3 The Frontier
What was the Native American name for horses?
Grade 3 The Frontier
In what ways is your life like that of a pioneer child?
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