These lesson plans relate to art and performance in different ways. Many lesson plans introduce students to visual arts such as weaving, photography, and textures in the environment and others include performing arts such as music and language arts. Lessons also include teachings offered by Elders related to topics of the arts, as well as culturally responsive lessons to contemporary subjects such as coding.
This lesson teaches Cree words through songs. These songs often serve a specific purpose and have great meaning. With the guidance of an Elder, Knowledge Keeper, or singer/songwriter, students will...Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Being, Art
This lesson plan is part of a series of four Gatherings shared with NCCIE from the book 'Spirit of the Island: Manitoulin's People ~ Stories of Indigenou...Health, Art, Family and Parenting, History, Performing Arts or Drama, Civics, Indigenous Language, Social Studies, Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Being
This lesson looks at sugar maple trees throughout the seasons and is designed for young learners. It is written as one lesson plan but could easily be developed into multiple shorter lessons or uni...Art, Science, Social Studies, Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Being, Biology, Indigenous Language
Through art, technology, writing, and hands-on learning, this lesson plan explores the connections between people, place, environment, culture, and government....English Language Arts, Art, Indigenous Language, Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Being, Physical Education
Through the sharing of stories and ceremony, this lesson plan teaches texture as an element of art through hands-on learning in the outdoor environment.
The lesson explores the connection between a...English Language Arts, Social Studies, Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Being, Science, Archaeology, Family and Parenting, History, Civics
This lesson plan teaches the concepts of patterns and rhythms through Inuit drumming and drum dancing techniques, and provides cultural context to educational content.Music, Physical Education, Performing Arts or Drama, Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Being, Indigenous Language