Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

168 reviewed resources for california native americans

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
How to paint a watercolor and ink flower bouquet | Watercolor Flower Painting Video
6:54
How to paint a watercolor and ink flower...
Algebra 50 - Three Variable Systems in the Real World - Problem 2 Video
10:23
Algebra 50 - Three Variable Systems in the...
Who was Frederick Douglass? Video
3:07
Who was Frederick Douglass?
Other Resource Types (168)
+
3 Items in Unit Module
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

California Mission Lessons

For Teachers 4th Standards
The California missions were established by the Franciscans with the hope of converting Native Americans to Catholicism. The three lessons in this collection present fourth graders with primary source documents, paintings, and drawings...
+
8 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island documents the story of Juana Maria, who spent 18 years alone on the most remote island of the Channel Islands chain. After watching West of the West's documentary and reading two print resources,...
+
9 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Cache

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
The excavation of a cache of artifacts, believed to have been buried by Juana Maria, a Nicoleno Native American who lived alone on San Nicolas Island for over 18 years, is the focus of a unit that shows how archaeologists uncover...
+
15 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Lessons

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Designed for teachers, a 15-lesson collection curated by the Smithsonian, examines how wars have impacted American society. Each resource includes a lesson plan, background information, a materials list, maps, images, and worksheets. An...
+
8 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Sa Hi Pa Ca (Once Upon A Time)

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of the history of the Chumash on California's Channel Island chain, class members view the documentary Once Upon a Time, respond to discussion questions, and create a timeline for the different waves of migration....
+
13 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
+
11 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Restoration

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The tale of the restoration of California's Channel Islands begins with a video that details the devastation of Santa Cruz Island by introducing species that are not native to the region. Additionally, the video discusses the controversy...
+
8 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

California Native American Basket Weaving

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders consider the role that baskets play in the traditional lives of Native Americans in California. Students investigate types of baskets and their various uses and then weave their own baskets.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Native American Tribes

For Teachers 4th
Have your class learn about Native American tribes in California. They identify five regions where Native Americans lived, discuss the daily life of these people, and conduct research on a particular tribe. Afterward, they create a...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Native American Music: Section 2

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Take a look into the many facets, purposes, and styles of Native American music. Each slide in this well-organized presentation provides clear introductory information on the forms and functions of American tribal music. Use it to...
+
10:00
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Apolinaria Lorenzana and the California Missions

For Students 4th - 12th
The California missions transformed California. A short video discusses the missions, their purpose, how they eventually lost their power, and what happened to Native Americans when the missions closed. 
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Impact of the California Missions on Native Americans

For Teachers 4th Standards
While the Spanish claimed to bring civilization to California indigenous peoples, in reality, they also brought violence and forced assimilation to European values. Primary sources, such as the reports of Catholic priests and Europeans...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

California Missions and Native Americans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What was the true impact on Native American tribes when immigrants began to seize land in Western areas, such as California? Using images created by these migrants, as well as written descriptions, class members consider the various...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

A Native American Cultural Exchange

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders communicate with members of Native American tribes via email, exchange original poems with epals, and create multimedia presentations to share with classmates.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Not Just Another Native American Lesson

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders focus on Native Americans through hands-on crafts. They also study various Native American tales and legends, geography, and fine arts of the different regions.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Native Californians and the Portola Expedition

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What was California like before the Spanish came? Class members discover the answer to the question using images of Native Americans and diaries of the early Spanish explorers. Scaffolded activities allow instructors to adapt the...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Life in the Missions of California

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Academics explore the topic of life in California Missions for Native Americas. Class members complete a research activity, respond to writing prompts, and engage in hands-on-activities to learn who lived in the missions and what life...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Regional Landforms and Native People

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the Native American tribes of Maidu and Miwok by studying Internet artifacts, culture, language, music, storytelling, architecture, food, clothing, crafts and geology.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Native Foods and Livelihoods

For Teachers K - 2nd
Introduce young scholars to the ways in which land and people have a relationship. They examine the types of food local tribes have traditionally consumed and ways in which the people and the land both benefited from the act of...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Oh, California

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students begin this lesson plan by charting information about the relationship between the Spanish missionaries and Native Americans at a California mission. Then, students identify the dynamics of those relationships that would have...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Introduction to Native Americans Thematic Unit

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students consider different cultural viewpoints. In this Native American history lesson, students examine artifacts and then conduct research on selected Native American tribes.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Native Americans of the Local Region

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the identity, religion, customs and traditions of local Native American groups. Using the Internet, they research and discuss the history of the tribe and work together with a partner to write a summary on one...
+
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Everyday Life - Exploring the California Missions

For Teachers 4th Standards
Young scholars relive history as they examine primary sources that document everyday life in the California missions. During a class viewing of the included slideshow presentation, children analyze documents, paintings, and drawings in...

Other popular searches