The Creek and Cherokee Indians



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The Creek and

Cherokee Indians






Adapted by: Rachael Burns

The Creek and Cherokee Indians lived in Georgia.




Where did the Creek and Cherokee Indians live?






The Cherokee Indians lived close to caves.




What did the Cherokees live close to?





The Creek Indians lived close to rivers.


What did the Creeks live close to?







The Creeks and Cherokees lived in villages. A village is a town where people live.



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What is a village?






The Creek and Cherokee Indians lived in houses made out of wood and mud.




What were their houses made from?

The Creeks and Cherokees planted gardens, hunted, and fished for their food.

How did the Creeks and Cherokees get food?







The Creek and Cherokee Indians ate many different kinds of food.













The women had many jobs.




Plant gardens



Take care of the children



Cook food



Get water



Gather wood for fires

The men had jobs too.


Made tools




Hunted animals




Went fishing


Men hunted animals with bows and arrows. They caught fish with hooks made from bone.




What did the men use to hunt animals?





The Creek and Cherokee Indians made their clothes and shoes out of animal fur. They wore shoes called moccasins.













What are moccasins?


The chief was the boss of the Creek and Cherokee Indians.


What is a chief?






Bibliography


Klein, Patricia H. The Story of Our Georgia Community. Conyers,

Georgia: Social Studies Resources, 2000.


Boardmaker and Speaking Dynamically Pro. Solana Beach, California:

Mayer-Johnson LLC, 2006.

Georgia Curriculum Standards
SS2H2: Georgia Creek and Cherokee Cultures

The student will describe the Georgia Creek and Cherokee cultures of the past in terms of tools, clothing, homes, ways of making a living, and accomplishments.


Element: SS2H2.a

Describe the regions in Georgia where the Creeks and Cherokees lived and how the people used their local resources.


Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheets

Comprehension Questions
1. Where did the Creek and Cherokee Indians live?

2. What did the Cherokees live close to?



3. What is a village?




4. What were their houses made from?




Comprehension Questions-continued
5. How did the Creeks and Cherokees get food?




6. What did the men use to hunt animals?






7. What are moccasins?




8. What did they use to make their clothes?




Comprehension Questions-continued


9. What is a chief?



Food Categories

The Creek and Cherokee Indians ate many different kinds of food. The got their food from growing gardens, hunting, and fishing. Can you figure out where each kind of food came from?















Food Categories-continued









Job Categories
The men and women had many jobs. Can you figure out which jobs belonged to the women and which jobs belonged to the men?











Job Categories-continued

Planted gardens


Hunted animals



Made tools



Got water


Gathered wood for fires



Cooked food


Took care of the children


Went fishing



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