Brother Eagle, Sister sky
Students listen to the book, Brother Eagle, Sister Sky, and discuss Native American beliefs about nature. They write a journal response to the story, explaining why animals were put on earth.
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The First Conservationists
Students read a story. For this Native American lesson, students learn about Native Americans and their responsibility to take care of a place called Turtle Island. Students learn the vocabulary words generation, befall, interdependence...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
A Look at Life of the Plains Indians through artists like George Catlin
Students identify and interpret the life of the Indians on the Plains during the 1800's through artworks of George Catlin and others during this time period. Students examine life of the Pawnee Indians and interpret conditions that...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
Thanksgiving Day 1621; What Really Happened?
Third graders read "The Plymouth Thanksgiving Story" by Chuck Larsen. They discuss their prior knowledge of Thanksgiving history and question traditional views. They consider that there are always two or more sides to a story.
3rd Social Studies & History