Native american p.p.
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Cindy Alvarez 3/13/2013
Forth graders have studied about the Native American cultures. They have focused in the Native American environments, lifestyles, and art. California has many different environmental zones. Naturally the environment has a big influence on people’s lives and their ways of living. Students will see the differences and similarities in the California Indian cultures. By visiting the Palm Springs Art Museum students will appreciate exhibits of the Native American and Art of the West. Student will study the craftsmanship of baskets, rugs, blanket making, and desert land scape art.
Subject: History and Social Studies, Art and Geography Grade Level: Fourth Grade Topic: Native American and Art of the West Length of Session: 3 hours Field Trip: The Palm Springs Art Museum
History and Social Studies Geography 4.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of Places and Regions the physical and human geographic features The Physical and human characteristics of that define places and regions in California. places. 1. Explain and use the coordinate grid system of Human Systems latitude and longitude to determine the absolute The characteristics, distribution, and migration locations of places in California and on Earth. of human populations on Earth’s surface. The process, patterns, and functions of human 3. Identify the state capital and describe the various settlement. regions of California, including how their Environment and Society characteristics and physical environments (e.g., water, landforms, vegetation, climate) affect human How physical systems affect human systems. activity. The Uses of Geography To apply geography to interpret the past. 4.2 Students describe the social, political, cultural, and economic life and interactions among people of California from the pre- Columbian societies to the Spanish mission and Mexican rancho periods. 1. Discuss the major nations of California Indians, including their geographic distribution, economic activities, legends, and religious beliefs; and describe how they depended on, adapted to, and modified the physical environment by cultivation of land and use of sea resources.
Sketch Notebook Pencils Color pencils Map of the Palm Springs Museum Sack Lunch
Before departure to Palm Springs Art Museum students will be provided with their sketch notebooks, pencils, color pencils, and maps of the Palm Springs Museum. At arrival students will be given a worksheet with exhibitions they are to visit. In sketchbooks student are to draw a simple sketch of their most favorite and least favorite exhibits and explain why. They are to provide information of what it is, of when the art piece was created and by who or what tribe, where it comes from, what materials were used to make the piece, and any new information they may have learned. Once the students of a group have completed their museum assignment they will then be allowed to enjoy the rest of the museum’s exhibitions.
Each student will receive an empty map of California. On the map they will label the physical characteristics of California. They will also plot the locations of the tribes that had exhibits in the Museum. In addition, students are required to mention a few facts of art work, craftsmanship, types of plants from each of the tribes. Students can use the notes they wrote in their sketchbooks to complete their California map assignment. For homework students are to write three paragraphs about what they liked best of their field trip, what tribe artifacts were most interesting , describe how that artifact was used, and if it had any special meaning.
Rubric Name of Student : Completed Partially completed Not completed AssignmentSketchNotebookCaliforniamapWrittenHomeworkAssignment