Updating search results...

Search Resources

12 Results

View
Selected filters:
  • american-indian
How Badger, Skunk and Sage Hen Were Marked
Conditional Remix & Share Permitted
CC BY-NC
Rating
0.0 stars

According to Paiute legend, the hawk and the coyote were not always animals as we see them now. Long ago, they were people, like you and me. The hawk was known as Kuhsawv, and the coyote was known as Soonungwuv. Coyote tales are part of the Paiute oral tradition used to teach proper behavio, natural phenomenon and values from an early age. These stories are only told during the winter time. The Coyote illustrates the mischievous nature in all of us. Students will listen to a Paiute tale and learn about folktales. They will also be introduced to the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah, the location and how tribal members are working to preserve their language and culture. Students will also learn about how external structures and adaptations of animals help them to survive in their environment through a group activity. 

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Elementary English Language Arts
Literature
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Lorna Loy
Brenda Beyal
Date Added:
03/23/2022
Language of Place: Hopi Place Names, Poetry, Traditional Dance and Song
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
Rating
0.0 stars

A curriculum unit of three lessons in which students explore Hopi place names, poetry, song, and traditional dance to better understand the ways Hopi people connect with the land and environment through language. The unit is centered on the practice of growing corn. Students make inferences about language, place, and culture and also look closely at their own home environment and landscape to understand the places, language, and songs that give meaning to cultures and communities

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Lesson 1. Hopi Place Names
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
Rating
0.0 stars

A guided exploration of "Hopitutskwa," the Hopi homeland, through maps and place names. Using English translations, students make inferences about the Hopi cultural relationship to landscape and place. They examine regional place names of their own home communities and create personal maps by identifying and naming places of importance in their lives.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Lesson 3: Hopi Traditional Dance and Song
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
Rating
0.0 stars

An exploration of the symbolism and imagery of corn and environment as manifested in Hopi song and traditional dances. Students analyze examples of historical and contemporary Hopi song and examine images of Hopi dance in order to expand cultural awareness.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Native American Cultures Across the U.S.
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
Rating
0.0 stars

This lesson discusses the differences between common representations of Native Americans within the U.S. and a more differentiated view of historical and contemporary cultures of five American Indian tribes living in different geographical areas. Students will learn about customs and traditions such as housing, agriculture, and ceremonial dress for the Tlingit, Dinè, Lakota, Muscogee, and Iroquois peoples.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Native Americans and the American Revolution: Choosing Sides
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
Rating
0.0 stars

Native American groups had to choose the loyalist or patriot cause"”or somehow maintain a neutral stance during the Revolutionary War. Students will analyze maps, treaties, congressional records, first-hand accounts, and correspondence to determine the different roles assumed by Native Americans in the American Revolution and understand why the various groups formed the alliances they did.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Not "Indians," Many Tribes: Native American Diversity
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
Rating
0.0 stars

Students study the interaction between environment and culture as they learn about three vastly different indigenous groups in a game-like activity that uses vintage photographs, traditional stories, photos of artifacts, and recipes.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
The Return of the Cherokee
Restricted Use
Copyright Restricted
Rating
0.0 stars

Since 2005, the "Past and Present" podcast from Colonial Williamsburg has taken you behind the scenes to meet interpreters, chefs, tradesmen, musicians, historians, curators, and more. We offer two versions of our podcast: one that's audio-only and one that includes a slideshow. In this episode: Each year, Colonial Williamsburg hosts Return of the Cherokee. This special event draws hundreds to observe Cherokee culture as it was in the 18th century when members would come to Williamsburg for trade, diplomacy, or even education. Buck Woodard with Colonial Williamsburg’s American Indian Initiative joins to explain some of the exciting updates to this year’s event.

Subject:
Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Colonial Williamsburg
Date Added:
09/13/2022
Shoshone Seasonal Land Use and Culture
Conditional Remix & Share Permitted
CC BY-NC
Rating
0.0 stars

Students will list three or more types of evidence of prehistoric cultures that encouraged archaeologists to investigate the marshes around the Great Salt Lake. Students will also explain why it is important not to disturb archaeological remains.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
09/17/2021
The Trade Economy of the Southern Paiutes
Conditional Remix & Share Permitted
CC BY-NC
Rating
0.0 stars

The student will be able to identify the subsistence practices of the Southern Paiutes and analyze the economic and social connections between the different bands of Southern Paiutes in Utah.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/15/2021
Ute Indians: Past and Present
Conditional Remix & Share Permitted
CC BY-NC
Rating
0.0 stars

Students will become familiar with the Ute Indians both past and present.Enduring Understandings:Who the Ute Indians were and their significance in Utah history.What the Ute culture was like before European expansion.How things are different today for the Ute Indians today compared to the past

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/25/2021