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Aboriginal Art

For Teachers K - 6th
Elementary schoolers explore the world of Aboriginal art, and produce their own piece of artwork. In this art and social studies lesson, pupils examine the Aboriginal culture by viewing many pictures of their art. The nice thing about...
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Australian Aboriginal Art and Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young explorers investigate Australian Aboriginal culture by listening to traditional Dreamtime stories and examining dot paintings created by Aboriginal artists. In addition, they locate the country on maps, discuss the geography of...
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X-Ray Style Australian Aboriginal Art

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Aboriginal art activity, students create a work of art in the x-ray style of Australian art. They read a short paragraph about the history of the art form. They draw an example of the art that shows the bones of a traditional...
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Aboriginal Web Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore world history by participating in a web design activity. In this aboriginal history lesson, students discuss the different jobs associated with designing a web site and identify the types of media that are often shown on...
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Story and Place: Lessons from Australian Aboriginal Storytelling

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
Class members investigate Australian Aboriginal culture thought traditional stories and then create their own dreaming tales using specific details that create a sense of time and place.
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Art Around the World

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
The non-fiction book Art Around the World by Heather Leonard serves as inspiration for learning how art reflects cultures and values. New vocabulary and background knowledge are fleshed out before reading the story. Afterward, the class...
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Red Hip Hop: New Rhythm of Activism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine hip-hop music. In this hip-hop lesson, students compare traditional aboriginal music with current hip-hop music. Young scholars construct a recipe for writing a hip-hop song and identify literary elements in music.
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Aboriginal Quilting Activity

For Teachers K
Students explore Aboriginal culture by participating in an art activity. In this First Nation history lesson, students utilize the Internet to research images and designs from Native American culture. Students create images on quilting...
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Native Myths and Legends–The Art of Storytelling (Aboriginal)

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine several stories of the North American Aboriginal people. In this cross curricular history and langauge arts lesson, students read and discuss Aboriginal legends. They then examine the legends for the four aspects of...
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Understanding the Aboriginal Experience: A Study of Native American and Australian Aborigine History and Culture

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners explore the Native American and Australian Aboriginal history and culture. In this language arts lesson, students watch clips of the film Rabbit-Proof Fence then work in small groups to discuss and answer questions. They will...
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Understanding the Aboriginal Experience

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Aboriginal culture through reading and video. In this language arts lesson, students explore the plight of Aborigine children removed from their homes and placed in residential schools. Students watch video clips of...
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Eighth Grade Language Arts Assessment 2009-2010

For Students 8th
What makes this assessment unique, is the subject matter of the passages.  Young readers learn that the aboriginal name for Ayers Rock is Ulura, that a French film about Cinderella saved the movies, and that the Chinese were producing...
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For Teachers K - 6th
Students are read a book about aboriginal perspectives. They answer questions and practice words with the letter "g". They participate in math drills practicing their counting as well.
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Northwest coast Button Blanket Art

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore artistic design by viewing video clips on the Internet. In this blanket making lesson, students view tutorial videos in which they discover the creative process in button blanket designing. Students create their designs...
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Blog Your Truth

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Young scholars explore communication by participating in a digital journalism activity. In this aboriginal research lesson, students view a sample blog on the Internet and identify the techniques behind blogging and Internet journalism...
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The Talking Stick

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the lives of the Aboriginal peoples of Saskatchewan. In this talking stick lesson, students discover dance, art, music, and traditions of the First Nations people.  Students design and create a talking stick to represent...
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Quandong as Bush Tucker

For Teachers K - 8th
Students identify and explain what a bush tucker is and list examples of it. Then, they read an introduction web page about the quandong and locate pictures of it on the Internet. Students also obtain quandong fruits and make the...
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The Meaning and Making of the Tipi

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars explore human inventions by researching aboriginal habitats. In this tipi history lesson, students research the history and construction of the first tipi by viewing video clips on the Internet. Young scholars create a...
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New Media Portraits

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students write descriptions of themselves. In this autobiographical writing lesson, students participate in a Media Arts Project by writing about themselves using different perspectives and incorporating similes, metaphor, and...
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A Timeline of Aboriginal Treaties in Canada

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using guiding questions, young scholars analyze various treaties signed in Canada over the years between aborigines people and the Canadian government. Students later present their findings to the whole class in a creative fashion.
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Discovering Yourself

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore Aboriginal storytelling. In this literature instructional activity, students read Knots on a Counting Rope and then create a story line as they discuss the attributes of Aboriginal culture. Students retell the story in...
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Poetry for Two Voices

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write their own poems based on a topic they chose. In this language arts lesson, 6th graders create a multimedia presentation on the poems they wrote. They present their final project in class followed by a brief feedback...
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The Anti-bullying Magazine

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss bullying. In this art lesson, 6th graders use role play and create scenes that are photographed and used in a PowerPoint. Students create an anti-bullying magazine.
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Pig face or Bain as bush tucker

For Teachers K - 5th
Students identify the value of bush foods, comprehend survival skills, identify what is edible and useful about certain bush plants, realize that bush plants are also used for medicinal purposes, and also, identify the legal and...

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