Sequoyah Biography | Famous People in History



Searching for a quick, no-prep way to teach your students about Sequoyah? This Sequoyah skills packet includes kid-friendly text, videos, and ELA skills pages that are engaging and ready to add to your current Native American or Sequoyah study. PRODUCT INCLUDES BOTH A PRINT AND MADE FOR GOOGLE SLIDES VERSION.

WAYS TO USE THIS RESOURCE: whole group biography lesson, small group skill work with included ELA pages, reading learning center, extension activity for fast finishers or gifted students


  • Google slides link and teacher directions page
  • one-page Sequoyah biography
  • Sequoyah biography questions page
  • Sequoyah character text-based questions page
  • context clues graphic organizer
  • Sequoyah’s life timeline
  • timeline questions page
  • Cherokee territory maps (1700 and 1840)
  • Cherokee territory maps questions page
  • Cherokee alphabet chart
  • Explanatory writing prompt/ planning page and writing paper


I teach Westward Expansion to my second graders and this has been the best resource I have found to supplement my curriculum. I can use different parts for group and independent work.”

“Really love the color notes! Very engaging!”

“My class really enjoyed this unit! They are even writing their names in Cherokee now. Thanks for the great resource!”

Skills covered:

➡️ reading and answering questions using informational text

➡️ reading and answering questions using a timeline and map

➡️ using context clues to determine word meaning

➡️ explanatory writing


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