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    Explore the cultural history and language of the nation’s largest Native American tribe—and save 20%—with the six cross-curricular activities and two language books in the Discovering the Cherokee Nation Bundle.

    Books Included:

    • Our Colorful World in Cherokee includes a color chart with phonetic pronunciations, traceable color names (in the Cherokee syllabary/alphabet), and illustrations of common cultural symbols.
    • Learn to Count in Cherokee also includes phonetic pronunciations, as well as traceable number words highlighted with fun facts about both historic and modern-day cultural symbols.
    • Cherokee (Tsalagi) Language Guide gives teachers a quick one-page overview of the Cherokee language.

    Activities Included:

    • 7 Clans of the Cherokee describes the clan-based social system and includes a writing/art activity.
    • Decoding Tsalagi uses familiar animal names to highlight the Cherokee syllabary (alphabet).
    • Green Corn Ceremony describes the historic celebration and uses a multiple choice format to present facts about corn, which was the most important food source.
    • How the Cardinal Got Its Red Feathers features a Cherokee legend, using a fill-in-the-blank format that builds vocabulary.
    • Popcorn Physics puts a new twist on the Dancing Corn experiment by linking it to states of matter and chemical changes.
    • The Trail of Tears is a mapping activity that focuses on the routes used during the forced removal of the Cherokee from their homelands in the 1830s.

    Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

    carbon dioxide, cardinal directions, chemical reaction, Cherokee rose, clan, descendent, domesticated, fasting, gourd, homeland, legend, matter, physics, prankster, prestigious, reflection, ribbon shirt, Three Sisters, Trail of Tears, Tsalagi

    Targeted Skills:

    • Promoting respect and appreciation for cultural differences
    • Reading and writing Cherokee color and number words (1-10)
    • Writing words with Tsalagi symbols
    • Using descriptive and persuasive writing skills
    • Identifying historic events of the Cherokee nation
    • Following written directions
    • Using the Scientific Method
    • Using a map key and symbols
    • Building content-area literacy in social studies
    • Critical thinking skills of comparing and contrasting
    • Reading fluency and comprehension

    Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample activity pages.

    Technical Info: The activities are in PDF format, combined into a single zip file, and illustrated with original, high-definition images.


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