The Ohlone Native Americans
What would it be like to live at the time when the Native Americans were the only people here?
WRL Activity
Time: 1 hour

For this activity, you are going to navigate the following website to learn about The Ohlone way of life in the past. You will use the Inspiration worksheet designed below so you know exactly what to be looking for on the website.

Through this website, you will learn what the Ohlone ate, what their homes were like, what the Ohlone used to make tools and weapons, and how they made their clothes all from the earth’s natural resources.


This worksheet will guide you through the Web Resource List so that you can find the information that is most important!

Also attached is a rubric  for teachers that is designed to make sure that you (the student) are gathering the information that is most important to the Ohlone way of life.

Click this link to get  to the websites where you will find the information you need: Ohlone Web Resource List

Teacher's Rubric





California Content Standards
History and Social Science
Grade Three Continuity and Change
HSS.3.2 Students describe the American Indian nations in their local region long ago and in the recent past.
HSS.3.2.2. Discuss the ways in which physical geography, including climate, influenced how the local Indian nations adapted to their natural environment (e.g., how they obtained food, clothing, tools).