Native American Perspectives
Discover the unique perspective of a Native American in the Woods Canyon Pueblo by reading stories and answering questions. Afterward, your class will consider their own ancestry and culture and compare it to the Pueblo culture.
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Native Americans of the Chesapeake Bay: Using Primary vs. Secondary Sources
Discover the rich Native American culture that existed at the time of early European exploration into the Chesapeake region through analysis of several primary and secondary sources.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Life in Beads: The Stories a Plains Dress Can Tell
Young learners discover how the Sioux and Assiniboine tribes preserved native culture through the making of traditional dresses, identifying the resources used to make the dresses and discussing behind the meaning behind some American...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
Critical Thinking About the Arrival Of Columbus
Students look at the journey of Columbus from different point of view. In this Columbus instructional activity, students complete 4 different lessons. They include point of view, role-playing, opposing viewpoints, stereotypes and racism.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Lone Dog's Winter Count: Keeping History Alive
What is oral tradition, and what unique tool did the Native Americans of the Northern Great Plains use to help them remember their complex histories? Through pictograph analysis, discussion, research, and an engaging hands-on activity,...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Stereotyping of Native Americans
Here is a lesson that covers the stereotyping of Native Americans in American culture is here for you. Learners see that there are many instances of stereotyping that are an accepted part of our society. After a lengthy discussion, a...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History