Students examine the Native American custom of using a talking stick to tell one's tales. They use the stick to tell their classmates a story about what happened to them during the day.
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The Talking Stick and The Tree of Gratefulness
Learning how to engage in a thoughtful and respectful discussion is key to developing skills for a collaborative work environment. Learners discuss how Native Americans used talking sticks as a way to help discussions run smoothly. Each...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Let the Music Play: Bicentennial quarter reverse
To better understand who George Washington was and why we celebrated the bicentennial, pupils read a story and complete a worksheet. They sing and talk about the song, "Yankee Doodle Dandy" as they march around the room.
K - 1st Social Studies & History
Women's Role in the Mi'kmaq Community Long Ago
Fifth graders examine the responsibilities that the Mi'kmaq women had prior to the arrival of the Europeans. They examine artwork by Robert Harris, design and create a talking stick, demonstrate a talking circle, and write journal...
5th Social Studies & History