Second Grade Lesson Plans

Who wants to be a museum curator? Part one

fixed clock 30 Minutes
 VaDepartEd_logo 2.2 The student will compare the lives and contributions of three American Indian cultures of the past and present, with emphasis on the Powhatan of the Eastern Woodlands, the Lakota of the Plains, and the Pueblo peoples of the Southwest
Venn Diagram
Journals
Pencil
Projector
Pictures of American Indian cultures
To help students realize that it is important to understand the history of people, places and or objects.Students will also have the opportunity to compare and contrast the lives of the Powhatan, the Lakota and the Pueblo

Who wants to be a museum curator? Part one

Who wants to be a museum curator? Part two

fixed clock 60 Minutes
 VaDepartEd_logo 2.2 The student will compare the lives and contributions of three American Indian cultures of the past and present, with emphasis on the Powhatan of the Eastern Woodlands, the Lakota of the Plains, and the Pueblo peoples of the Southwest.
Pictures of different tools
Modeling clay
To help students realize that it is important to understand the history of people, places and or objects.
To help the students understand the importance of preserve cultures.
To allow the students the opportunity to explore Native American artifacts

Who wants to be a museum curator? Part two

Who wants to be a museum curator? Part three

fixed clock 45-60 Minutes
 VaDepartEd_logo 2.2 The student will compare the lives and contributions of three American Indian cultures of the past and present, with emphasis on the Powhatan of the Eastern Woodlands, the Lakota of the Plains, and the Pueblo peoples of the Southwest.
Pictures of different tools
Their homework from the night before
Tools that they made
To help students realize that it is important to understand the history of people, places and or objects.
To help the students understand the importance of preserve cultures.
To allow the students the opportunity to explore American Indian artifacts

Who wants to be a museum curator? Part three

Additional Materials:

Venn Diagram handout

American Indian handout

American Indian Tools handout