ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] USS5 (5) 3 :
3 ) Distinguish differences among major American Indian cultures in North America according to geographic region, natural resources, community organization, economy, and belief systems.

•  Locating on a map American Indian nations according to geographic region
Subject: Social Studies (5)
Title: Tracking the Buffalo: Stories From a Buffalo Hide Painting

In this activity, students learn about Native American culture by exploring a buffalo hide painting and discovering the meaning behind each picture represented on the buffalo hide. Students compare their interpretations with a Smithsonian Historian. Then, students create a buffalo hide painting to tell their "own meaningful story".   

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