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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Dark Water

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
As part of their study of the history of the Channel Islands, class members watch Dark Water, a documentary about a traditional Chumash ceremony. The documentary launches a series of lessons about this tribal nation that inhabited the...
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Lesson: More Than Meets the Eye

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Older learners analyze a controversial painting entitled The Cutting Scene, Mandan O-kee-pa Ceremony 1832. They use the issues raised in the image to construct debate arguments questioning if the artist's painting exploits Native...
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Lesson: Creativity on Parade

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Parades, ceremonies, and rituals are common to most traditional cultures. Kids analyze a carved piece entitled, Death Cart to understand the significance of these events. They then create floats, carts, and costumes for a class parade...
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The Importance of Initiation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The four-faced Hamat'sa mask is the inspiration for a lesson on ceremonial art and the process of initiation. The class examines images of the piece, then discusses how the mask represents ceremonial initiation. They get imaginative when...
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Lesson Plan: Becoming an Animal

For Teachers K - 5th
The Kwakwaka'wakw are indigenous people from Vancouver Island and British Columbia. The class analyzes a Kwakwak'wakw ceremonial mask, how it was used, and its cultural significance. They then create animal masks representing their...
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You Can't Say That in School? The Case of Lee v. Weisman

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The Supreme Court case Lee v. Weisman is the focus of a lesson that examines religion in public schools. After reading a summary of the case and before reading the verdict, pupils use their knowledge of the First Amendment to discuss the...
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Dark Water

For Students 4th - 12th
Dark Water, a documentary about a traditional Chumash ceremony, launches a series of lessons about this tribal nation that inhabited the Channel Islands. The focus of the film is on the recreation of the Tomol Crossing Ceremony where...
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Ceremonies

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders describe Aboriginal ceremonies. In this ceremonies lesson, 2nd graders interview elders from local Aboriginal tribes. Students view ceremonies performed by the elders and research local ceremonies.
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I Do Solemnly Swear: Presidential Inaugurations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the process of presidential inauguration. They examine and discuss primary source documents and complete worksheets.
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Ceremony Worksheet pages 120-128

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Planning on reading Ceremony with your class? Then this activity is for you! This activity asks ten comprehension questions from pages 120-128. Students compose short answers in response to these questions.
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Questions for Ceremony, p. 179-192

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Evaluate your class with questions from Leslie Marmon Silko's novel Ceremony. These questions are taken from pages 179-192 and focus on reading comprehension. There is a short comparison review on the second page relating the difference...
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Opening the Olympic Games

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine the history of the Olympic Games, including the opening ceremonies. In small groups, they create Olympic flags using symbols that represent their country and communities. In phase two of the lesson, students work in...
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Know Your Rites

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine ceremonies in cultures around the world that celebrate young peoples' entry into adulthood.
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Oral Questions on The Ceremony, Homework, pages 159-166

For Students 9th - 12th
This series of 11 questions addresses plot, character, and setting developments from page 159 to 166 of Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony. The edition of the novel is not provided. This activity can be used as a basis for your own handout,...
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The Hatsiatsia

For Students 6th - 9th
In this music learning exercise, students read an excerpt about the Hatsiatsia, a traditional piece of music from Ghana. They respond to eight short answer questions related to the excerpt read. Students also draw their own picture of...
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A death in the Royal Family: Dealing with Loss

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read and discuss the story "Prince Talks About Magical Grandmother." They list ceremonies of traditions associated with emotional times in their lives. Students prepare a script for a video message to Prince Charles designed to...
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Rituals and Rites of Passage

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore the concept of rites of passage and the rituals that society performs to mark certain moments in life. They read books, discuss the cultural implications of certain rites of passage, design a mural of funeral customs and...
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The Gathering Season

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars examine the traditional Washoe gathering season, and the importance of pine nuts and the goom-sa-'bye ceremony in the fall. They roast pine nuts and dance a traditional circle dance. They explore some of the Washoe...
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Technology Rich Native American Unit

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Student groups retell stories from Iroquois storytellers. They role-play Iroquois women, men and children and explain their roles. They read "Knots on a Counting Rope" and make up their own stories. They create timelines. They visit a...
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CREATING A CLASSROOM HOLIDAY

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students invents a holiday for their classroom, including name, customs, songs, foods, and other defining characteristics based on the research they have conducted and the discussion in Lesson Three.
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South Africa World Cup 2010 – The Fever Mounts

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the World Cup in Africa. In this South African instructional activity, 9th graders read an article and answer guided reading questions. Students complete a quiz on their reading.
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British Traditions

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this British traditions worksheet, students read and answer the 10 discussion questions.
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The Japanese Tea Ceremony

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars participate in a research project that is focused upon the subject of The Japanese Tea Ceremony. They find the information and present the findings in writng. On day 3 of this instructional activity students have their own...
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Marking the Pope's Death

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the value of memorials and design their own to commemorate the death of the Pope or another religious leader. They compare memorial rituals around the world in a writeen exercise.