NATIVE AMERICANS: Discovering the CHEROKEE NATION Bundle

NATIVE AMERICANS: Discovering the CHEROKEE NATION Bundle
NATIVE AMERICANS: Discovering the CHEROKEE NATION Bundle
NATIVE AMERICANS: Discovering the CHEROKEE NATION Bundle
NATIVE AMERICANS: Discovering the CHEROKEE NATION Bundle
NATIVE AMERICANS: Discovering the CHEROKEE NATION Bundle
NATIVE AMERICANS: Discovering the CHEROKEE NATION Bundle
NATIVE AMERICANS: Discovering the CHEROKEE NATION Bundle
NATIVE AMERICANS: Discovering the CHEROKEE NATION Bundle
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  1. Introduce the cultural history and language of the nation’s largest Native American tribe with the six cross-curricular activities in the Cherokee Nation Activity Pack. Activities Included:7 Clans of the Cherokee describes the clan-based social system and includes a writing/art activity.Decoding Ts
  2. Explore the language, symbols, and history of the Cherokee Nation with Learn to Count in Cherokee. Like all books in the Learn to Count language series, it includes phonetic pronunciations and traceable number words (in the Cherokee syllabary/alphabet), highlighted with fun facts about cultural symb
  3. Discover the symbols and language of the largest Native American tribe in the United States with Our Colorful World in Cherokee. Like all books in the Our Colorful World language series it includes a color chart with phonetic pronunciations, traceable color names (in the Cherokee syllabary/alphabet)
Bundle Description

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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