ERIC Number: ED366473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
A Curriculum Guide to Learning about American Indians.
McCluskey, Murton L.
This guide provides information and suggestions for teachers planning an American Indian study unit or American Indian Day activities. The first section lists contributions of American Indians in the form of foods, words, art, music, law, government, and traditional values. The second section provides ideas for classroom discussions concerning historical facts about American Indian tribes and their way of life. The third section includes ideas for classroom activities in the subject areas of social studies, science, mathematics, language arts, art, home economics, music, and physical education. Also included are recommended activities for observance of American Indian Day. The fourth section contains a bibliography of over 350 books pertaining to Native Americans, including resources available through the Montana Indian Resource Directory, resources related to selecting books for and about Native Americans, children's books, fiction, and reference books. The last section includes an overview of American Indian history, a summary of major events in Montana Indian education from 1972 to 1990, and maps illustrating Montana's tribal distribution and reservation areas. (LP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Montana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Helena.
Identifiers: American Indian Contributions; American Indian Day; Montana