Rainbow in a Rug
Pupils are taught the steps involved in Navajo weaving. They research various rug and blanket styles of the Navajo. Students design and create their own replica Navajo weaving. They are asked how do the Navajo weave such beautiful rugs?
1st - 6th English Language Arts 6 Views 2 Downloads
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
Maniac Magee: Found Poem
Instruct your readers to scrounge through the pages of Maniac Magee in search for descriptive passages or words they may use to write poetry. As they look for meaningful, sensory descriptors in Jerry Spinelli's novel, readers connect to...
4th - 6th 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