Pupils locate taro growing areas on a map and how it got there, explain intercultural contact and how taro has been adapted in Hawaii and trace human/taro migration to Hawaii.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Dry-Land Kalo-Growing New Plants from Stems
Students explore Hawaiian plants. In this Hawaii culture and botany lesson, students plant the haha(stem) of a taro plant. Students listen to Hawaiian myths about the taro plant and chorally speak a Hawaiian chant of protection. Students...
2nd - 5th Science
The Land and People Before Columbus
The major pre-Columbian settlements are studied in this excellente social studies instructional activity. Fifth graders explain how geography and climate influenced the way various nations lived and adjusted to the environment, and focus...
5th English Language Arts
Where Do People Move To Or From?
Students identify countries of origin of their ancestors, graph patterns of migration to the U.S. and Hawaii, then utilize oral history as a primary document by interviewing their ancestors or parents to explain why they moved to their...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History
Aloha, Hawaii - Our 50th State - a Crossing of Cultures
Students become familiar with the circumstances of the Hawaiian people and the changes that took place when Europeans arrived on the islands. In addition, students learn of customs and lifestyles of both groups of people.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History