Native American Wampum Belts
Pupils make wampum belts for decoration and discuss what they would trade them for to survive, just like the Plains Native Americans did. They design a pattern in the wampum belts.
K Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads
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
Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-Dancing With the Indians
Students read Dancing With the Indians by Angela Shelf Medearis. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the study of Native American festivals and traditions. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing,...
K - 5th Social Studies & History
Interpreting Rock Art of the Anasazi
Students explore ancient Anasazi people through samples of rock art preserved in public lands of the Four Corners region. The national parks, which protect this land from vandalism and neglect, serve as a showcase for this Native...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
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