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Rebecca Traficante Content Area: Social Studies Grade: 3rd Date: 11/6/13-11/7/13 Time: 9:55am-10:30am Big or Essential Question:

Can the student participate and complete a clay art project to represent Native American art? Curriculum Standard: PA Academic Standard: 9.2.3.I: Identify, explain and analyze beliefs as they relate to works in the arts of Native Americans.

Lesson Objective: The student will be able to summarize the way of life of Native Americans who lived along the Northwest Coast by participating in class discussion.

Lesson Assessment: Formative Assessment: The teacher will assess the students ability to summarize the way of life of Native Americans who lived along the Northwest Coast by asking questions and observing student responses.

Vocabulary: Precipitation- rain, snow, or any other moisture that falls from the sky Totem pole- a post carved with animals and other natural objects that tells a story or a legend Harpoon- a spear with a sharp barbed point at one end and a cord attached to the other end

Materials and Resources: Textbook Chapter 7, Lesson 2 Pencil Blank, white paper Coloring tools Songs that Native Americans would sing (worksheet to pass out to students)

Anticipatory Set: The teacher will learn a rain dance and perform for the students. The teacher will explain why Native Americans would perform rain dances, and the importance of rain.

Procedures: 1. Anticipatory set 2. Ask students to look around the room to see if they can find something that was made from a natural resource. Explain that wood is a natural resource and point out objects in the room. Tell students that groups of Native Americans who lived in the northwest region depended on natural resources such as fish and wood. 3. Read chapter 7 lesson 2 in textbook with the class. Have students volunteer to read 4. After talking about how important fish was to the northwest coast people, read to the students the paragraph on Salmon-men from teacher manual to the students. 5. Talk about line graph on page 169. Tell the students to keep this information in mind because on Monday we will be doing a fun activity with graphs and the Native Americans. 6. After page 169, ask comprehension questions to the class. 7. Finish the lesson reading and ask comprehension questions at the end of the lesson 8. If time allows, have students think of a celebration with their family that may be special with just their family. Have students think about dancing and games, and special clothing for this ceremony. Have students illustrate the ceremony. 9. Closure

Adaptations: 1. Adam- Extra prompting for participation. Incorporate his ideas into the lesson in order to get him to participate. 2. Adam- Allow for socialization opportunities. (Suggestions: work with a partner, turn and talk, etc.) 3. Use of visuals to reinforce lesson objective 4. Adam, Michael and Jacob can have extra time to complete ceremony illustration.

Closure: 1. Sing songs that Native Americans would sing to honor certain things. (There is an example in the textbook)