Students create a totem pole in the vain of those made by tribes of British Columbia and Alaska.
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Introduction to Pre-Columbian Lessons
Native peoples established civilizations all over Central and North America. Introduce native civilizations with a unit that promotes discussion, reinforces map skills, enhances reading comprehension, and exposes young historians to the...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
The United Nations Information and Reading a Chart Worksheet
In this social studies worksheet, learners read about the organization and goals of the United Nation Organization. They read facts in a chart about how it works and how it resolves conflicts. They answer 4 short answer questions at the...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
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Students study the stories that go with masks from two cultures. They examine Native American masks used by tribes that lived in the Northeastern United States.. These include these Algonquian-speaking: Micmac, Pequot, Delaware....
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Students conduct research to learn about the fascinating ways and lore of the raven. They analyze the variety of ways the raven has been perceived by different cultures and classify the information and create a convincing argument to...
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Young scholars develop their understanding of potters and their traditions. They apply their knowledge of clay and folk art as they create coil pots and add decorative facial features to create a face jug.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Native American Village Days
Students research the tribes of American Indians in Virginia and settled, agricultural tribes in other regions of America. They explain how geography and climate influenced the way various Indian tribes lived, and evaluate the impact of...
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