Thomas Elementary Art: 4th Grade Totem Poles....what an awesome project for your students as you study native Americans :)

This is an awesome totem pole project for Native American unit. I would use this project only AFTER teaching my students about the significance and meaning of totem poles in Native American cultures.

We've been learning about the art of totem poles carved by the people of  The Haida Nation. The Haida are an indigenous nation of the Pacific  Northwest Coast and their main home is Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off the  coast of British Columbia. Totem poles from this region were usually made  from western red cedar trees. The symbolism of traditional totemic art  varies but typically portray stories of family legends and notable events.  Here's a quick lesson on how to design your own totem…

Mar 25 How to Draw a Totem Pole

We've been learning about the art of totem poles carved by the people of The Haida Nation. The Haida are an indigenous nation of the Pacific Northwest Coast and their main home is Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off the coast of British Columbia.

Teach students  to draw some of the legendary animals of the First Nations tribes . Excellent Drawing Book for Native Art. With Over 80 instructional drawings of native art.  You and your students will learn techniques in rendering classic northwest native drawings.

Teach students to draw some of the legendary animals of the First Nations tribes . Excellent Drawing Book for Native Art. With Over 80 instructional drawings of native art. You and your students will learn techniques in rendering classic northwest nativ

Free Literature Based Printables: Very Last First Time - for Kindergarten-First Grade

Very Last First Time Printables for Kindergarten-First Grade

Mix and match to make your own ATC Totem Pole. PDF tutorial included. #totempole

Totem Pole ATC Cards

I love how trading card sleeves allow for some puzzle-like layouts, so I’ve made a template that lets students create their own totem pole.

Aboriginal Artists of Canada Inspired Art Projects

Indigenous Artists of Canada Inspired Art Projects

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