Game 2: Virginia Indian Language Groups

Mrs. Castleberry and Mrs. Seger

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  1. The first people who lived in Virginia were ___________.
  2. Your answer:
    Native Indians (Virginia Americans)
    Pacific Indians ( American Inuits)
    American Indians (First Americans)


  3. American Indians (First Americans) lived in all areas of ____.
  4. Your answer:
    Powhatan
    Virginia
    Jamestown


  5. Christopher Columbus called the people he found in the lands he discovered "Indians" because he thought he was in the _____.
  6. Your answer:
    Indies
    India
    Indiana


  7. _______ such as, arrowheads, pottery, and other tools give evidence that American Indians (First Americans) lived in all areas of Virginia.
  8. Your answer:
    collectibles
    nomads
    artifacts


  9. What were the three major language groups found in Virginia?
  10. Your answer:
    Powhatan, Siouan, Monacan
    Iroquoian, Algonquian, Sioux
    Algonquian, Siouan, Iroquoian


  11. Algonquian was spoken mainly in the _________.
  12. Your answer:
    Appalachian Plateau region
    Coastal Plain (Tidewater) region
    Valley & Ridge region


  13. Siouan was spoken mainly in the _________.
  14. Your answer:
    Appalachian Plateau region
    Piedmont region
    Coastal Plain region


  15. _____ was spoken in southwestern Virginia and in southern Virginia near North Carolina.
  16. Your answer:
    Cherokee
    Iroquoian
    Powhatan


  17. The ______ were members of the Algonquian language group.
  18. Your answer:
    Powhatans
    Monacans
    Indians


  19. The _____ were members of the Siouan language group.
  20. Your answer:
    Monacans
    Powhatans
    Cherokee


  21. The ____ were members of the Iroquoian language group.
  22. Your answer:
    Indians
    Powhatans
    Cherokee


  23. Virginia has a relatively mild _____ with four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn (fall), and winter.
  24. Your answer:
    climate
    agriculture
    weather


  25. Virginia's ______ have a variety of trees and cover most of the land.
  26. Your answer:
    seasons
    regions
    forests


  27. ________ were called Eastern Woodland Indians.
  28. Your answer:
    Siouan Indians
    Virginia's Indians
    Piedmont Indians


  29. Virginia's American Indians adapted to the climate and interacted with their _____ to meet their basic needs.
  30. Your answer:
    agriculture
    neighbors
    environment


  31. The food the First Americans ate, their clothing, and shelters depended upon the _______.
  32. Your answer:
    agriculture
    seasons
    trading market


  33. In the _____, Virginia's American Indians hunted birds and animals.
  34. Your answer:
    autumn (fall)
    spring
    winter


  35. In the spring, Virginia's American Indians planted crops, ______, and picked berries.
  36. Your answer:
    fished
    hunted
    gardened


  37. In summer, Virginia's American Indians grew _____, such as beans, corn, and squash.
  38. Your answer:
    agriculture
    crops
    plants


  39. In the autumn (fall), Virginia's Indians ____ their crops.
  40. Your answer:
    harvested
    planted
    ate


  41. Virginia's American Indians used animal skins (deerskins) for ______.
  42. Your answer:
    clothing
    food
    boats


  43. Virginia's American Indians used _____ around them for shelter(homes).
  44. Your answer:
    materials
    agriculture
    beaver skins



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