The Ancestral Puebloan culture emerged around 100 CE in the area where the borders of present-day Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah intersect. Learning about this early Indigenous civilization is critical for a broader understanding of American history.
Use this bell ringer activity to introduce students to the Ancestral Puebloan culture. Each bell ringer activity includes:
- Activity overview, including student learning objectives
- Visual primary source and student prompt
- Suggested scaffolds for differentiated learning
- Ideas for connecting history to the present
This activity is part of ABC-CLIO’s Ideas Worth Sharing series, a collaboration with leading educators to bring you ready-to-use instructional materials ideal for distance learning.