Students are exposed to the Navajo Indian culture through the story, "The Goat in the Rug". They build upon their background knowledge of the Navajo Indian sand develop an interest in learning about the Navajo Indians.
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Comparing Kwakiutl, Cheyenne and Navajo tribes
Third graders study the difference between the Kwakiutl, Cheyenne and Navajo tribes. They identify the people, resources, lifestyle and beliefs of the Kwakiutl, Cheyenne, and Navajo Indians. Afterward, they present their projects on each...
3rd Social Studies & History
Indigenous Cultures Change Over Time
Fourth graders research and take notes while viewing a video on the Navajo Indians. In this Indigenous people instructional activity, 4th graders use the notes they've taken to compare and contrast the Navaho tribe to other Indigenous...
4th Social Studies & History
Native American Culture - The Southwest and the Navajo Nation
Students explore the site Second Life about the Navajo Nation and learn about their culture. For this Navajo Nation lesson plan, students also write a letter to the colonists describing the benefits of the nation.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History