Students study the art of weaving using paper. They examine it in relation to jobs that women performed in Colonial America. They use construction paper and follow the included instruction sheet to complete their weavings.
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Weaving a Story of Cooperation: The Goat in the Rug
Weaving is an important part of Navajo culture. Read The Goat in the Rug to your fourth and fifth graders, and give them a glimpse into the process of rug making from the point of view of a goat! They will learn new vocabulary words and...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Choctaw Baskets: Weaving the Past and Present
Students discover the tools of the Native Americans. In this Native American cultural lesson, students investigate the techniques and creations Native Americans used to survive. Students create their own baskets by weaving them in the...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History