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Native American Storytelling
Eleventh graders examine the background of Native American myths and legends. In this American History lesson, 11th graders read a myth out loud to their classmates. Students compare and contrast their myths with other ones. Students create paintings or illustrations that depict the story (use traditional art materials or the computer - PowerPoint, Kid Pix, or any graphic program).
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Tradition Through Technology: Native American Storytelling
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online.
1st - 4th Language Arts 20 Views 69 Downloads
Native American Legends
Eleventh graders create a myth concerning a Native American Legend from North Carolina. Using traditional and internet research methods, 11th graders explore a local Native American myth and compare and contrast it to a myth from another region.
11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 38 Downloads
Native American History
Young scholars examine how Chief Joseph attempted to challenge stereotypes about Native Americans. In this Native American history lesson, students read "An Indian's Views of Indian Affairs," and then paraphrase the selection. Young scholars also respond to discussion questions about Indian Removal Policies and life on reservations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 80 Downloads
Native Americans During the 19th and 20th Centuries
Students explore major events in Native American history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In this American history lesson, students listen to lectures, examine photographs, and analyze music regarding Native American history and culture.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 5 Views 36 Downloads
Michigan Native American Thematic Unit
Fourth graders become immersed in the culture of the Native Americans. They use centers in order to experiment making different Indian crafts. Students also investigate the origin of my name and see if their is a possibility.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Students explore Native American creation stories. In this Native American lesson plan, students research Native American culture, social structure, and religious beliefs as they compare and contrast the different elements of Native American creation stories.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Students complete a unit on the history of Native Americans. They explore various websites, draw pictures of Native American homes, create a poster highlighting a period in Native American history, and construct a replica of a Native American flag for display.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 22 Views 128 Downloads
Native American Folktales
Students research Native American groups and compile information into a web/chart with various categories. They read and summarize folktales from their assigned group and then present their research to the class. They compare their group to others.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 19 Downloads
Native American Indian Tribes Encountered by the Corps of Discovery
Upper elementary learners research the various Native American nations encountered during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They work in groups researching Native American communities, prepare a slide show demonstrating various aspects of their lives, and give an oral presentation to share what they discovered.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 232 Downloads
Writing Native American Style
Third graders listen to a read aloud of Tomie de Paolo's, The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush and discuss what they discover about Native American culture. They view Native American pictographs at a website before designing their own autobiographies using symbols.
3rd Technology & Engineering 3 Views 16 Downloads
Native American and Greek Myths
Fifth graders identify seven different constellations and explain a myth that accompanies it. As a class, they listen to myths associated with the Greek and Native American cultures. To end the lesson, they write their own myth related to their culture.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Wagons West: Native Americans
Pupils examine interactions between Native Americans and settlers. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students analyze select passages from Plains Indians by Dana Newmann and The World of Native Americans by Marion Wood.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Contain Yourself: Changes Over Time in the Use of Containers by Native Americans
Students examine the types of containers used by Native Americans. They discover how their form and function has changed over time. They create their own container based on the Native American examples.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads