ERIC Number: ED118471
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Social Life of the Indian People. Indian Ethnic Heritage Studies Curriculum Development Project, 1974-75.
This unit on the social life of the Indian people covers aspects of their values, leadership, music, dancing, art, games, and fun. Intended for students at the intermediate and junior high grades, the interdisciplinary unit contains eight lessons which can be taught in any order or separately. Each lesson lists its objectives, activities, and an evaluation. The activities include values clarification exercises, creative writing, and arts and crafts projects. Many are planned so that students can relate to the past. Titles of the lessons are The Indian Way of Gaining Importance among the People, The Indian Way of Leadership, Expression of Life in Dancing, Expression of Life in Song, Expression of Life in Art, and Expression of Life in the Out-of-doors. Materials for some of the activities are reproducible as student handouts. The accompanying cassette tape is available from Audiovisual Center, Black Hills State College, Spearfish, South Dakota 57783 ($1.50). (ND)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Postsecondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of International Education.
Authoring Institution: South Dakota State Div. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Pierre.