We found 23 resources with the concept native american legends
I am Indopino: Or, How to Answer the Question, "Who Are You?"Lesson Planet
6th - 12th
In our increasingly multi-ethnic society, many students find it difficult to identify themselves as belonging to any one ethnicity. Gene Tagaban, a Tlingit, Cherokee, Filipino offers his personal experiences with these questions in his...
The Teotihuacan Fire CeremonyLesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Fire and light play an almost universal role in world religions, and the predecessors for the Aztecs were no exception. Using an animation, the enlightening video recreates the Teotichuacan Fire Ceremony with rich details and features...
The Comanche and the HorseLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There was a time when the Comanche controlled an empire in North America, and the heart and soul of that empire was the horse. Scholars use the installment of the larger Native American Sacred Stories series to explore how the Spanish...
The Hopi Origin StoryLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Help learners connect with the idea of being centered as they explore the Hopi origin story. The Hopi people believe their Creator called them up out of the earth and told them to journey until they found a center space they could call...
The Haudenosaunee Legendary FoundingLesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While many young historians would say the United States' form of democracy is the longest living, the confederacy established by Hiawatha and the Haudenosaunee is America's precursor. The activity set, complete with a beautifully...
A Gift of Corn to the ChoctawLesson Planet
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A mysterious woman. A humble sharing of a meal. A generous gift. The universal value of generosity is threaded throughout a core Choctaw legend on why the tribe began to grow corn. Using part of the Native American Sacred Stories series,...
Coyote and Raven, American Tricksters: Crash Course World Mythology #22Lesson Planet
13 mins 9th - 12th
According to a Native American myth from Alaska, ravens were originally white. Viewers learn how the bird species changed colors with the 22nd installment in the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology series. Scholars discover two of the...
Fire and Buffalo Goddesses: Crash Course World Mythology #14Lesson Planet
12 mins 7th - 12th
Aloha! Scholars explore a volcano goddess from Hawaii in the 14th installment of the 41-episode World Mythology series by Crash Course. Pupils explore the characteristics of goddesses and what makes them so unique. Viewers also discover...
Placing Artifacts in TimeLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can history distort the true story behind famous people? Scholars analyze the many faces of the Native American Pocahontas. Incorporating technology and historical thinking skills, they uncover the many different sides to the Pocahontas...
Preparing to Read the Anchor TextLesson Planet
7th CCSS: Designed
A journal reflection on the Japanese epigraph, "Fall seven times, stand up eight" from Ben Mikaelson's Touching Spirit Bear launches a study of how authors use literary devices like the epigraph and flashbacks develop their themes and to...
Dark Water: Lesson Plan 3 - Grades 6-12Lesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
After watching the documentary Dark Water about a traditional Chumash ceremony and reading a Chumash origin story, viewers are asked to create a coat of arms and to craft an essay that details a family tradition or their own origin story.
How the Chipmunk Got Its Stripes: a Legend of the IroquoisLesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Have you ever wondered about a chipmunk's stripes? Read a short passage featuring the Iroquois legend about the chipmunk and his stripes, and answer five comprehension questions about the plot, the theme, and the unfamiliar vocabulary.
Myths, Folktales, and LegendsLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Ten learning stations make for an active and collaborative activity on myths, folktales, and legends. Pupils read a different text at each station and determine what genre the piece fits into, offering evidence for their decision.
To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting TraditionsLesson Planet
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
"Native American history leaps boldly off the colorful quilts and patchwork designs." Learners discuss Native American identity and symbolism by reading about a variety of Native quilters and their unique art process, and participate in...
Tradition Through Technology: Native American StorytellingLesson Planet
1st - 4th
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online....