Pictograph Stone Carving
Students examine pictures of pictograph writing by Native American tribes, and discuss why this method of communication was used. They create their own messages with symbols and drawings on pieces of Styrofoam to simulate rock carvings.
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Native Lands: Indians in Georgia, How Do We Know What We Know?
Students examine Native American oral traditions. In this Georgia history lesson, students discuss Native American oral traditions and research stories of migration. Students create their own oral history projects that feature their...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
Indians in Georgia: How Do We Know What We Know?
Students discover archaeology by investigating the history of Native Americans in Georgia. In this U.S. history lesson, students participate in a mock archaeological excavation in their classroom by recovering artifacts and drawings...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Before It Was Wisconsin-Rock Art
Students examine how archaeologists make use of all forms of artifacts including rock art to try to piece together past cultures. They make their own rock art so they have a feel for how such pieces were made out of natural materials.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
My Community: Up Close & Personal
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough lesson plan. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design, create, and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sticks and Stones May Break Our Bones: Native American Museum
Students 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
Teaching Through Kamishibai and The Art of Chinese Calligraphy
Young learners discover kamishibai, a popular Japanese storytelling art, and explore how these Japanese folktales illustrate the country's cultural themes and values through discussion and storyboarding.
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
My Community: Up Close and Personal
Students become familiar with local community life by gathering information and designing booklets which become part of a bulletin board display about the community. Each student creates a slide to contribute to a class presentation...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History