Learn about the history and culture of the Northwestern Shoshone people. Paint a watercolor landscape of an environment with Utah wildlife.
This lesson is written in partnership with and approved by the Northwestern Shoshone cultural specialist Patty Timbimboo-Madsen. Northwestern Band of Shoshone SealBefore teaching this lesson, please explain to your students that there are many native tribes in the United States and that this lesson specifically focuses on the northwestern band of the Shoshone Nation and does not represent other Native American groups. We hope that other native tribes will respect the northwestern band of the Shoshone Nation's choice to share this aspect of their culture.
The student will combine their knowledge of Christopher Columbus with information about first contact among the Great Basin tribes to understand the many consequences of contact between Indians and Europeans in the Great Basin.
This is the 3rd lesson in a unit where the students learn about a moment in history then create a geometric symbol as a quilt block representing that moment. Students will evaluate, select and extract information and fill in a graphic organizer on their topic. The unit outline is included as an attachment.
Students will learn all about the history of the state of Utah. The will research different aspects of Utah and create a digital presentation of their knowledge. 2 weeks (20-30 minutes a day.)Independent or collaborative work depending on teacher preferenceUse books and the internet to gather information.Use Mac Pages to create a presentation. Image Credit: Sukoff, J. (2019). Delicate Arch [jpg]. Unsplash. https://unsplash.com/photos/1NnW4hAwOuQ
In this Nearpod lesson, students will examine traditional homes and dwellings of various Native American groups throughout history. They will look at how environment and culture can shape our homes and dwellings, and explore and examine homes around the world.
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.
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