3rd Grade Social Studies: American Indians Contributions to American Art, Culture and Storytelling

SS3H1 Describe early American Indian cultures and their development in North America c. Discuss how American Indians continue to contribute to American life (e.g., arts, literature).
In social studies, TMSA scholars have been learning about how American Indians contributed to American art, culture, and storytelling. Students have been reading and listening to myths told by American Indians that explain how things in the world came to be before scientific explanations, such as lightning and thunder, seasons, rainbows, why wolves howl at the moon, etc. The students wrote their own myths, accompanied with illustrations to match!
C Baker
M Buchanan
M Arvin
L Gerber