ERIC Number: ED057928
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-May
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Minnesota Indians; Sioux and Chippewa: A Native American Curriculum Unit for the Third Grade. NATAM III.
Information about American Indians for use in Minnesota third-grade classrooms is presented in this curriculum unit completed as a requirement for a University of Minnesota extension course on Indian education for public school teachers. Objectives and goals are listed for the unit on the Indian tribes of Minnesota; a comparison of Chippewa and Sioux life styles is given; and Indian food, clothing, homes, and transportation methods are discussed. Some activities are suggested to aid student understanding of Indian recreation, religion, and creativity. Culminating activities for the unit are also listed, along with suggestions on utilizing museum facilities for field trips, methods for coordinating the Indian unit with other subjects, and questions for evaluating the unit. The 74-item bibliography contains citations under the headings, "Informative Books on Indians,""Fiction Books for Children," and "Indian Bibliographies for Children." Availabilities of related films and filmstrips are also provided. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Training Center for Community Programs.