Native Americans of Ohio. Meredith Broyles ED 417-02. Native Americans of Ohio. First Grade Experience the culture of Native Americans Storytelling Housing Food Instruments Dance. Objectives. Students will:
Timeline: Native people lived in Ohio for more than 12,000 years.
Nonfiction Literature about Ohio Native Americans
Native American legends
Cooked corn, squash (diced), beans (pole)
Paper plates, napkins, forks
Small ornamental "spoon" gourds (dried)
Paint and brushes
Natural materials (collected by students)
Video footage of Native American dance
Native American music
Bear's Race With Turtle (name calling/cleverness)
How Native people built their houses was dependent upon the materials they had at hand and the weather in which they had to survive.
Have each student select a tribe’s house to replicate; collect natural materials from outside: grass, sticks, bark, etc.
Provide students with a mat (construction paper) to construct their house on, brown modeling clay (mud), and the materials gathered outside
Have the students label (tribe and type of house) and display the housesActivity 2: Housing
Three Sisters Feast: