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23 resources with the concept native american legends

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The Lessons of 1704

For Teachers 5th
The eight lessons in the inquiry-based media literacy unit “The Lessons of 1704” introduce upper elementary scholars to the factors that contributed to the growth of inter-group hostilities among the French, English, and Native Americans...
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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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Sacred Stories of Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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The Haudenosaunee Legendary Founding

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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A Gift of Corn to the Choctaw

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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,...
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Geography of Alaska

For Teachers 5th
A unit on the 49th state covers a variety of topics from the geography of Alaska to Native American myths.  Academics work to analyze information found in primary source materials including old newspaper articles and artifacts. Young...
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I am Indopino: Or, How to Answer the Question, "Who Are You?"

For Students 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...
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The Teotihuacan Fire Ceremony

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Comanche and the Horse

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Hopi Origin Story

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Coyote and Raven, American Tricksters: Crash Course World Mythology #22

For Students 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...
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Fire and Buffalo Goddesses: Crash Course World Mythology #14

For Students 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...
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Placing Artifacts in Time

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Once Upon A Time

For Students 4th - 12th
Julie Tumamait-Stenslie, a Chumash Elder, narrates a documentary of the history of the Chumash people on Santa Cruz Island.
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Dark Water: Lesson Plan 3 - Grades 6-12

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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.
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How the Chipmunk Got Its Stripes: a Legend of the Iroquois

For Students 5th Standards
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.
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To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting Traditions

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
"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...
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Good vs. Evil

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Make a study of good and evil by examining a short legend. After reading, learners compose their own stories and participate in a class discussion about the text, the characters, and the message of the reading.
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Miwok Legend Storytelling Movie

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students read Native American legends and practice storytelling skills. They complete a worksheet about the elements of storytelling and create an iMovie.
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Moccasins Are Made for Dancing

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners explore two Native American legends. In this cultural traditions lesson, students read "The Legend of Blue Bonnet," and "The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush." Learners then study basic Native American dance movements prior to...
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Native American Legends

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students create a "legend" about an animal.  In this Native American legends instructional activity, students define the purpose and importance of Native American legends.  Students read "Why the Possum's Tail is Bare" and "Earthmaker's...
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Native American Legends

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research Native American legends from the American Southwest. In this Native American legends lesson, students read legends and identify the main ideas and supporting details. Students use graphic organizers to brainstorm their...
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The Naming of a Native American

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