Lesson Plan

"Designs Of My World"              Native People: 4-6 Grade

Traditional Miccosukee dress

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Grade Level:
Fourth Grade-Sixth Grade
Subject:
American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Language Arts, Writing
Duration:
45 mins
Group Size:
Up to 36
Setting:
indoors or outdoors
National/State Standards:
Next generation FLORIDA SUNSHINE STATE STANDARDS
SS.A.6.2
SS.A.6.3   

Overview

Students will discover the meaning behind the patterns on traditional Miccosukee attire. The students will then design their own patterns based on important elements of their everyday life. Finally, the students write about what their design means to them. 

Background

Our "Native Peoples" unit contains two lesson plans, each taking an hour to complete, and targeted mainly at 4th-6th grade students. A class needn't complete every lesson in the unit, though some lessons do refer to one another and are better done in sequence. Each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources as well as suggestions for related activities.



Additional Resources

http://www.nps.gov/ever/forteachers/4-6-activity-guide.htm

 

 



Vocabulary

Symbolism, patchwork, Miccosukee