Students identify part of the Native American culture and perform a "rain dance".
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Art to Zoo: India-Where Remarkable Differences Are Ordinary
Students "visit" India to learn about its culture and the lives of children in India. In this India lesson, students conduct research and report on the lives of Indian children in the form of a mock interview between a journalist and an...
4th - 9th Social Studies & History
Dancing Rainbows: A Pueblo Boy's Story
Students read the book "Dancing Rainbows," and complete a variety of activities across the curriculum. In this Native Americans lesson plan, students create pottery, discuss Pueblo traditions, discuss the importance of rain, and learn...
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Hot Weather, Rain Mean Fewer Pumpkins
Young scholars share their knowledge of pumpkins, then read a news article about how hot weather and rain are affecting the pumpkin crop. In this agriculture and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Selling of the West, or The Portrayal of Emigrant Travel on the Oregon Trail
Pupils compare and contrast the realistic and romantic art and literature about experiences on the Oregon Trail. Using this information, they compare their viewpoints and write messages on what they believe it was like on a trip down the...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History