We found 184 resources with the concept native american culture
The Teotihuacan Fire Ceremony
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewFire and light play an almost universal role in world religions, and the predecessors for the Aztecs were no exception. Using an animation, the enlightening video recreates the Teotichuacan Fire Ceremony with rich details and features...
The Comanche and the Horse
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThere was a time when the Comanche controlled an empire in North America, and the heart and soul of that empire was the horse. Scholars use the installment of the larger Native American Sacred Stories series to explore how the Spanish...
The Hopi Origin Story
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHelp learners connect with the idea of being centered as they explore the Hopi origin story. The Hopi people believe their Creator called them up out of the earth and told them to journey until they found a center space they could call...
The Haudenosaunee Legendary Founding
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile many young historians would say the United States' form of democracy is the longest living, the confederacy established by Hiawatha and the Haudenosaunee is America's precursor. The activity set, complete with a beautifully...
A Gift of Corn to the Choctaw
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA mysterious woman. A humble sharing of a meal. A generous gift. The universal value of generosity is threaded throughout a core Choctaw legend on why the tribe began to grow corn. Using part of the Native American Sacred Stories series,...
American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewNeed an online resource to supplement the paper textbook in your classroom? An all-encompassing website covers historical events throughout the last half of the second millenium, leading right up to the third. From the pre-Columbian...
Coyote and Raven, American Tricksters: Crash Course World Mythology #22
13 mins 9th - 12th
New ReviewAccording to a Native American myth from Alaska, ravens were originally white. Viewers learn how the bird species changed colors with the 22nd installment in the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology series. Scholars discover two of the...
Humans and Nature and Creation: Crash Course World Mythology #6
11 mins 7th - 12th
New ReviewHow did different historical cultures treat the subject of animals in their creation stories? The sixth installment in the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology series discusses the relationship between humans and animals from a...
Early History and Exploration Unit
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWe all know about Christopher Columbus, but who else explored the Americas, and specifically, the future United States of America? Learners find out these answers and more in a resource that includes four different reading sections,...
A Story of Survival: The Wampanoag and the English
Pre-K - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewRedesign your holiday celebrations with the aid of a lesson plan booklet packed with facts, images, maps, activities, and readings about the three-day feast that marked the English settlers' first successful harvest.
1850-1874 Native Americans and Settlers
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did Western settlers receiving free land from the Homestead Act realize it wasn't really free at all? Scholars investigate the impact Western expansion had on Native American culture in the mid-1800s. They use documents, timelines, and...
Political Theory - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Are politicians destined to be corrupt, or is there hope for morality in the political world? Use the video to teach pupils Rousseau's theories behind corruption in Western civilization. The visuals help to further enhance understanding.
The Pilgrims: Native American Relationship to the Land
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An informative video sets the context for a lesson that asks young historians to consider how cultural values influence perspective. Groups compare the attitudes reflected in a journal entry of a member of the Plymouth Colony to those of...
Once Upon a Time (Saxipak’a): Lesson Plan 4
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
How did the environment and natural resources found on the Channel islands influence the culture of the Chumash? Archaeology meets technology in an activity designed for middle schoolers. After viewing West of The West's documentary Once...
Once Upon a Time (Sa Hi Pa Ca): Lesson Plan 3
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What was the most significant tool used by the Chumash? How did the environment make the tool possible? What group behaviors allowed the Chumash be be successful for thousands of years? After watching West of the West's documentary Once...
Sa Hi Pa Ca (Once Upon a Time): Lesson Plan 2
4th CCSS: Designed
What tools do archaeologists and anthropologist use to learned about what life was like in the past. After watching West of The West's documentary Once Upon a Time that details how scientists use artifacts to establish a history of the...
Once Upon A Time (Saxipak’a): Lesson Plan 1
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
As part of a study of the history of the Chumash on California's Channel Island chain, class members view the documentary Once Upon a Time, respond to discussion questions, and create a timeline for the different waves of migration.