ERIC Number: ED463222
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching from Objects and Stories: Learning about the Bering Sea Eskimo People. Smithsonian in Your Classroom.
The three lesson plans in this issue feature the Eskimos of the Bering Sea and their culture. The lesson plans are: (1) "Learning about a Culture from Its Objects"; (2) "Learning about a Culture from a Story"; and (3) "Everyday Objects." Each lesson cites student objectives; lists materials needed; gives subjects (social studies and language arts); and suggests a step-by-step classroom procedure. It includes colorful illustrations and informative materials about the Eskimos in the lessons which add to the learning process for students. Contains a resource list of 10 books and teaching guides and 3 Web sites. (BT)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Elementary Education, Eskimos, Heritage Education, Language Arts, Material Culture, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, Tales
Smithsonian Center for Education & Museum Studies, SI Building, Room 153, Washington, DC 20560-0010. Tel: 202-357-2700; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://educate.si.edu/resources/lessons/siyc/eskimo/start.ht ml.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Office of Education.