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Indian Culture Program. Poplar River School No. 050, Negginan, P.O.
McKay, Rosemary; And Others
Developed by teachers at the Poplar River School Number 050 (Negginan, Ontario, Canada), this curriculum guide presents a cultural expansion program for: (1) kindergarten students (a unit on community study including such topics as: food, shelter, clothing, medicine, transportation and a unit on "other" Indian cultures "by way of legends"); (2) first grade students (22 lessons on clothing, housing, work habits, and schools); (3) second grade students (25 hours or 50 class periods encompassing legends, community workers, and "long ago"); (4) grades 5-6 and 7-8 (a comparative study to be undertaken simultaneously, involving 9 to 10 weeks of 3, 40-minute periods per each 6-day cycle and including units on Haida and Blackfoot geography, clothing, shelter, transportation, food, occupations, population, socio-political organization, history, and literature and a 65-item bibliography and a 10-item filmography); (5) grades 6-8 (a 9-lesson art unit on the Haida and Blackfoot, including a 21-item bibliography and a 9-item filmography); (6) the school's physical education program (7 local Indian games). The format of this guide is such that each unit includes educational objectives, lessons, a brief content description, activities, and a list of instructional materials. (JC)
Descriptors: Activities, American Indians, Art, Bibliographies, Canada Natives, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Filmographies, Food, Games, Geography, History, Instructional Materials, Lesson Plans, Literature, Organization, Physical Education, Religion, Social Studies, Transportation, Tribes, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - General
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Authoring Institution: Poplar River School No. 050, Negginan (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada