ERIC Number: ED366474
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Montana Institute for Effective Teaching of American Indian Children (Missoula, Montana, 1992).
Montana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Helena.
This guide presents 11 American Indian study units developed by Montana teachers. Nine units are intended for intermediate or middle-school grades; two are suitable for prekindergarten through primary grades. The units contain information about various American Indian tribes, but focus on tribes of Montana. Many lessons include writing and language-arts activities and feature traditional stories or crafts. The guide includes: "Celebrating America's Indian Heritage" (Beth Hekkel); "The Wahkpa Chu'gn Archaeological Site" (Callie H. Langohr); "Learning Traditions of the Assiniboine and Gros Ventre Tribes through Calendar Activities" (Philomayne Tucker); "Traditional Lifestyles and Practices of the Salish American Indians" (Susan Batiuchok); "Turtles are Terrific!" (Carol D. Capps);"Figurative Language Unit" (Susan Brown); "The Scarface Legend: Teaching for Today" (Jan Richards); "Developing Self-Esteem in the Native American Student" (Cherlynn Blake); "One of a Kind: A Unit in Self-Image" (Denise DesJarlais); "Native American Month: A September Celebration" (Laurie McHugh); and "Language Therapy for Native American Children in the Form of a Cooperative Learning Group" (Natalie Wisehart). Each unit includes general purpose, instructional objectives, specific learning outcomes, lesson plans, instructions for learning activities and projects, evaluation, materials needed, and additional resources. (LP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Montana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Helena.
Note: For the 1991 study units, see ED 355 062.