Little Log Cottage School

Native Americans

Native American Units

Native American Units

When I plan out my school year, I always check out the state standards. I use these skills to drive my curriculum.  Since I love teaching by thematic units, I use the social study standards to help build these units.…

Making History Come to Life: Chickasaw Indians

Making History Come to Life: Chickasaw Indians

[ Studying history is just as important as learning reading and math skills.  History allows students to understand society and change.  It provides a sense of identity and inspires us.   I love it when I read a story to…

A FULL WEEK OF NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY

This school week is long gone and so is the 15 ft tepee we had taped to the floor in the dining room.  It has been a fun week full of painting, sweet potato digging, and Native American dwelling building. …