step 1: students will be asked to write what they know about the Tainos, what they want to know about the Tainos using the KWL chart. discussion will follow
step 2: students will use a world and a caribbean map to trace the migratory pattern of the Tainos to the Caribbean.
step 3: students will read from the website http://www.jnht.com/download/influence.pdf to gain additional information on the Tainos. discussion will follow
step 4: a video of the Tainos houses will be shown to students
step 5: groups will gather materials to make a miniature of the Taino house
step 6: groups will display their models and explain how it was made and the challenges they had while making it.