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The Qayaq and the Iqyax
Students evaluate water properties by completing worksheets in class. In this Alaskan culture lesson, students discuss the purpose of the kayak and how Alaskan residents created the device to travel safely through waves. Students complete a worksheet about the kayak and create miniature model kayaks from arts and crafts.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Students examine the sport of white-water kayaking, the equipment needed to participate in the sport, and conduct research on international rivers popular to kayakers. They create a kayak and white-water course using a variety of craft and art materials.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Canoe and Kayak
Students explore canoes and kayaks. In this canoe and kayak lesson, students research the history, parts, and sport of the canoe and kayak. Students then practice how to use a paddle for each boat, and go on a field trip in order to use both.
4th - Higher Ed Science 8 Views 7 Downloads
Kayaking At Blue Lake
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Kayaking At Blue Lake. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Zigzag Kayak Trip
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The Zigzag Kayak Trip. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Built for Waves
Learners explore the origin and design of a traditional kayak. In this Alaskan culture lesson, students examine distinct people groups and their usage of the kayak. Learners complete one short answer question and design a paper model of a kayak.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Students research different types of boats in various time periods and cultures. Then they locate photographs and information about construction details of one type of boat. Students also use their research as the basis for designing and modeling a 3-dimensional boat.
1st - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 10 Downloads
A Good Boat is Hard To Find
Eighth graders design and construct a safe and efficient human powered watercraft that can be used on a trip on the Great Lakes. Students utilize math and measurement skills to design and cut the pieces for their boat. Working in groups, their boat is assembled and water tested.
8th Technology & Engineering 7 Views 18 Downloads
Beginning French speakers need oral practice! Create partner pairs and distribute a copy of this packet to each group. As partner A reads a question, partner B uses the picture clues to craft an answer. Then, partner B reads a question, and partner A responds.
6th - 8th Languages 3 Views 9 Downloads
Alaskan Eskimo Collection
Students analyze mystery photographs to determine key characteristics about the Alaskan environment and Eskimo culture. In this Eskimo lesson, students read an Eskimo folktale and write their own in response. Lastly students complete a word search puzzle that contains the various vocabulary terms.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Seal Islands: Fur Seal Rookeries National Historic Landmark, the Pribilof Islands
Learners research and investigate the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands. They analyze maps, research the ethnic identity, industry, and conservation of St. George Island, and present the information to the class in the form of a report and class debate.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Design and Function of Native Watercraft
Students design clay boats and test their floating ability. They sketch and record each test different boat designs. They compare their designs to those of native Inuit vessels by looking at images and attempting to determine the function of each type.
5th - 7th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Can You Canoe?
A neat handout immerses learners in the history of canoe making. After reading, small groups of mini engineers work to craft a canoe that will not be immersed! This is an ideal exercise in engineering design for your STEM curriculum or as an addition to a physical science lesson plan on buoyancy.
3rd - 7th Technology & Engineering 15 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Study Guide for Island of the Blue Dolphins
Dive your class into a reading of Island of the Blue Dolphins with this in-depth study guide. Breaking the novel into three parts, the resource begins each section with a focus activity that identifies a specific theme or question to be addressed in the reading.
4th - 6th Language Arts 94 Views 108 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Bio Poems Made Easy
A creative way bring autobiographical writing to your poetry unit or back-to-school curriculum, this lesson plan guides you through a bio poem activity. Kids use the graphic organizer to describe themselves using adjectives, things they love, and what they would like to do.
1st - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Practicing Reading Closely: Solving the Mystery: What's That Symbol?
What does the symbol on Tim’s shirt mean? The second lesson in an eight-part study of the Iroquois continues the reading of Cynthia O’Brien’s article, “The (Really) Great Law of Peace” that opens day one of the unit. Class members answer questions about the article using specific details recorded on their graphic organizers.
4th Language Arts 5 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed