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222 resources with the concept native american culture

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Tin Relief

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create a sun tin relief sculpture. In this Mexican art lesson, students incorporate line and form into a relief sculpture that they create of the sun.
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India: Where Remarkable Differences Are Ordinary

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research India and Indian culture. In this Indian research lesson plan, students research and report on the lives of Indian children. The report will be in the form of a mock interview between a journalist and an Indian child....
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Cultural Maps

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Indian culture worksheet, students use the map of the percentage of Hindus in India for 1951. Students then use the map and key to answer the questions about the percentages of populations based on the geography.
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Trade Spreads Indian Religions and Culture

For Students 6th - 8th
In this world history worksheet, students note ways that Indian culture changed and expanded between about 200 B.C. and A.D. 300 by answering 6 short answer questions and identifying 2 political figures.
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Painting With Rocks

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discover that the only inorganic resource available to early cultures for cosmetics was rock and soil. They watch a demonstration showing that rubbing rock on your hand gently doesn't mark the skin very well, but rubbing...
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One Grain of Rice

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils complete a Know / Want to Know / Learned chart about India. They locate India on a map and read facts about India. They access the Internet and view a slide show about India. They read "One Grain of Rice" in the Scott Foresman...
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Navajo Art

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine Navajo traditions and beliefs through their artwork. They listen to the book "The Paint Brush" by Tomie dePaola and discuss why sand paintings are done in the traditional Navajo culture. Next, they create a sand...
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How Perceptions of Cultures Influences Perceptions and Historical Outcomes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners research different ethnic groups that lived in the United States. They compare and contrast Spanish, African American and Native American cultures and how American culture interacted with them. They present their findings...
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Women in India: Tradition vs. Modernity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore cultural aspects such as gender roles and their impact on Indian culture and compare and contrast issues associated with those roles in America through literature.
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Rock Art Stencil Printing

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students will create a painting using symbols that were used by Native Americans or symbols they create based on what they have learned about symbols used in Native American rock paintings.
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Native American Music: Call-and-Response

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners are introduced to call-and-response form of Native American song and dance. They identify and describe a call-and-response form as used in "0 Hal'Lwe." Male students will perform "0 Hal'Lwe" in call-and-response style with drum...
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Native American Music and the Flute

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study the role of the flute in Native American music while determining what an exemplary example of flute music sounds like. They develop a method of assessing a Native American flute performance. They perform a Native...
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Describing Drum Beats in Native American Music

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars analyze the drum patterns and changing styles of the music and dance for the Native American song and dance "Owl Dance." They listen to a recording of "Owl Dance," discuss the cultural context of the song, and perform the...
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The First Americans Today

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how Native American cultures are an important part of their existence. They look at celebrations, daily activities, values, and beliefs in a number of recommended books and share the information with other classmates.
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Native American Living Museum

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders complete a unit of lessons on Native Americans. They analyze Native American cultures, create a Native American artifact for a Living Museum, and develop a tour of the museum using a digital camera and a Powerpoint...
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The Naming of a Native American

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners read and discuss Native American legends. They examine how the Native American name came about.
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Native American Necklaces

For Teachers 1st
First graders make an "ABB" pattern from macaroni they dyed in a previous lesson. They follow the pattern as they string the macaroni to make a necklace. This lesson is a nice math/social studies tie in.
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Literature: "Touching Spirit Bear" by Ben Mikaelson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in various activities regarding the book, Touching Spirit Bear. They examine the Native American Tlingit tribe, and discuss anger, forgiveness and Spirit Bears.
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Rock Speaks

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students create primitive forms and caricatures to represent meaningful figures and/or events in their own lives, present their own works to the class, and attempt to interpret the relevant meaning from other students' work.
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Jewelry: Then and Now

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify specific works of art as belonging to particular cultures, times, & places, recognize & apply elements of art, learn techniques for working with each material, critique artwork, & discuss how artwork...
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Be Thankful for Native American Culture

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders, using books as research sources, take notes in groups about Native American cultures, customs, and contributions. They share their findings with the class and consider the concept of giving thanks.
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Sitting Bull: Chief of the Lakota Nation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students view the "Sitting Bull" video, complete vocabulary work, and discuss the video as a class.
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Boombox Classroom: Native American

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this music worksheet, students circle names of Native American tribes or nations. They answer three true/false questions. Students answer 3 multiple choice question about the history of Native America. They name 8 music notations.
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The Four Sacred Elements

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders observe the Four Sacred Elements image in PowerPoint as projected on a screen and discuss what they see and then summarize the details. They discuss what the image represents and how the Four Sacred Elements are an...