Native American Legends
Learners determine what a legend is after teacher models one. They write a legend of their own--"Why Turtle Carries His House"
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Native American Indian Tribes Encountered by the Corps of Discovery
Upper elementary learners research the various Native American nations encountered during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They work in groups researching Native American communities, prepare a slide show demonstrating various aspects of...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Tradition Through Technology: Native American Storytelling
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online....
1st - 4th English Language Arts
To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting Traditions
"Native American history leaps boldly off the colorful quilts and patchwork designs." Learners discuss Native American identity and symbolism by reading about a variety of Native quilters and their unique art process, and participate in...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Sticks and Stones May Break Our Bones: Native American Museum
Learners create ten artifacts which they organize and relate to the Native American culture. They design a museum display which categorizes the ten artifacts into usage groups and interprets the use of each object. in the culture's daily...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Examples of Sharing as Told Through a Native American Legend
Students explore community problem solving. In this cross-curriculum literature and social studies lesson plan, students listen to The Legend of the Bluebonnet by Tomie DePaola and discuss how a Native American community problem was...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Pre-Columbian Cultures in the Americas
Native American studies is fun, educational, and highly motivating. Fifth graders will gain a deeper understanding of the six major pre-Columbian culture areas on the North American continent. They will choose one group and conduct...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History