Making Native American Vests
Students listen to the story Brother Eagle, Sister Sky and observe Native American clothing worn by the characters in the book. Students create a vest out of a pre-cut brown paper bag and decorate with Native American symbols.
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Native American Culture: Counting, 1:1 Correspondence
Kindergarteners practice showing 1:1 correspondence while incorporating information they learned about a local Native American culture. The objects used for counting are taken from the previous day's Native American lesson. The intention...
K Math CCSS: Adaptable
Native American Story Necklaces
Combine a study of Native American history and art in this instructional activity. Learners discuss the importance of fetishes in Native American culture, the history of necklaces, and create their own works of art. Your class will find...
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
The Talking Stick and The Tree of Gratefulness
Learning how to engage in a thoughtful and respectful discussion is key to developing skills for a collaborative work environment. Learners discuss how Native Americans used talking sticks as a way to help discussions run smoothly. Each...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Traditions and Languages of Three Native Cultures: Tlingit, Lakota, and Cherokee
Students explore the connections between tradition and language. They examine the environment, history and culture of the Tlingit, Lakota and Cherokee tribes and identify the importance of maintaining languages for oral traditions.
K - 2nd English Language Arts