Miniature, Barely Beginning Plan for a Totem Pole

We learned just a little too late in the month, that November is American Indian Heritage Month. In future years, we will be able to plan for some more comprehensive activities and cultural immersion. I dream of the day we get to witness and be a part of some drum making, drum circles, fire dances and otherĀ festivities. This year, we got some books from the … Continue reading Miniature, Barely Beginning Plan for a Totem Pole

In the Corners and Cobwebs of Every Civilization…Were the Poets and Artists

Thanks to my son’s take home Scholastic News magazine, I learned that November isĀ National American Heritage Month. For Language and Literature night tonight, I pulled a free printable from TeacherVision to learn about Picture Language used to communicate between tribes. Both the boys tried their hands at telling a story with just the main points, without the filler words, and with only simple drawings. We … Continue reading In the Corners and Cobwebs of Every Civilization…Were the Poets and Artists