Students can learn how Native Americans used to use pictographs to communicate. Students can create their own story using pictographs. This activity could be considered both a Social Studies and Language Arts activity.
Hands-On Canadian History: First Nations Inspired Art
There are many options for hands-on activities for studying the First Nations peoples of Canada before the Europeans arrived, but I decided to focus on the people who live on the West Coast – the Tlingit and Haida. The natives here are famous for their ar
The Learning Circle has been produced to help meet Canadian educators' growing need for elementary-level learning exercises on First Nations. It is the first in a series of four classroom guides on First Nations in Canada.
Indigenous People in the Past- A Collaborative Research Project
We have been posting a few lessons over the past couple of months and are now on post 6 of 'Learning about First Nations People'. Just last week we posted Lesson Transportation. This week we are adding Lesson Religious Beliefs.
There are a bunch of audio recordings of Aboriginal elders (from Blackfoot, Cree, Ojibway, Mohawk, and M'ikmaq nations) giving traditional teachings. It's an easy way to insert an authentic Aboriginal voice into a lesson.