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|Beverly Hungry Wolf|
1. Introduce themselves in Blackfoot.
2. Develop and/or maintain interpersonal relationships about themselves, their family and their community and respond to the talk of others by showing attention and interest. [A–4]
3. Become familiar and or reacquainted to the language: personal pronouns (singular): Niisto, kiisto, na • amo, amoi to distinguish and refer to a specific animate (NA) or to an inanimate (NI) noun • noun possession form for animate (NA) and inanimate (NI) singular nouns indicating "my" (1S). [LC–1]
4. Recognize and pronounce basic sounds consistently; recognize the effects of sounds. Interpret and produce oral texts - understand short, simple oral text in guided situations. Knowledge of past and present - explore kinship and community. [LC –1.1a and b; LC-2a; CM-3.2a]
|Supplies: name tag materials, blank booklets||Supplies and Equipment|
|Equipment: Each student needs a recording device, such as the recording app on their cell phone||Supplies and Equipment|
This manual is used for the entire Blackfoot course. It includes language and cultural guidance.
Below are some words in the language that are part of this lesson plan:
This lesson plan has been developed with an Indigenous lens that is holistic in nature, a way of being and knowing that acknowledges our relationships with 'all our relations', including plants and animals, other human beings, the water, land, wind, sun, moon, stars, and more - everything seen and unseen. With 'all our relations' in mind, this lesson plan has been developed with a focus on:
|Language and Culture|
|Intergenerational learning with Elders/Knowledge Holders|
Were Elders or Knowledge Holders involved in the development of this Lesson Plan? "Peoples" is capitalized to respect the distinctness and nationhood of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples.
Can Elders or Knowledge Holders be invited to help teach part of this lesson plan? "Peoples" is capitalized to respect the distinctness and nationhood of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples.
|Ethics in the classroom: care, truthfulness and trust, respect, integrity|
|Relationship with family, ancestors|
|Different learning styles; attention given to mind, body, and spirit|
|Healthy relationships in school and community|
|Connections with everyday life|
|Participatory and experiential learning activities|
|Healthy relationship with self and identity|
|Personal reflection time (connecting with thoughts and feelings)|
|Estimated Length (hh:mm): 1:40 (includes time for instruction, in-class practice, and assessment, if applicable)|
|Meets curriculum expectations or outcomes for:
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