Students discover how Native Americans used plants in the Issaquah area to meet their basic needs, and compare that with how these basic needs are met today.
Students listen to several Native American stories about how something in nature came to be. Then they write their own story about how something in nature came to be
Students learn about the places that Native Americans lived, traveled, and conducted their daily lives in the Issaquah and Lake Sammamish area. Students consider solutions to the problems that the Native Americans had to face. Students also consider how natural landforms, lakes, hills, forests, wetlands, etc. influence Native American settlement and travel.
Students compare historical information, the age of Native American Mary Louie, and think about why interpretations of her age differ from source to source.