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Showing Grade 3, Unit 2a, Northern California: Native Americans
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Wappo Indians of Napa County

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http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/wappo/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Experience the Wappo Indian culture of Napa by seeing example of baskets, homes, jewelry and tools at this great virtual museum. Explore examples of plants and animals that were once an important part of Native American culture but now many of which are endangered. Have fun learning a legend and even how to speak a few Wappo words. Standards 3.2 all and 4.2.1

Comments: This site waas produced in collaboration with the Napa County Museum.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3404

California Indians and Their Reservations

http://infodome.sdsu.edu/research/guides/calindians/calinddict.shtml

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This San Diego State University Library site has a searchable alphabetical list of California Indian tribes with descriptions and a few links. It also links to a clearly readable EPA map of Indian Reservations in California, Arizona and Nevada. Standards 3.2.0 and 4.2.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 527

Evaluating Materials About Native Americans

http://www.mmrls.org/Materials/cenativepeoples.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Even today, stereotypes, assumptions, misinformation, and Euro-American biases about Native American people continue. They appear in sports logos, in cartoons, in Disney movies, in commercial products and children's toys, in the media, in children's books, and in general conversation. To help you, as a teacher, spot some of the inaccuracies and distortions that books, toys, and classroom activities may present, we have prepared a list of 10 basic questions that you can ask to judge a book's merits or inadequacies.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1131

Native American Indian Art

http://www.kstrom.net/isk/art/art.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has links to a large collection of Native American art and artists. The text accompanying the pictures explains the making of or history of the work. Standard 1.5.2, 3.2.1 and 4.2.1

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2266

Native American Myths and Legends

http://www.kstrom.net/isk/stories/myths.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a large collection of mostly very brief summaries of Native American myths and legends organized by geographic location in the U.S. There are wonderful illustrations and a real sense of listening to the stories first hand. Standards 3.2.1, 4.2.1, and 5.1.2

Comments: This is a great collection but the language of some of the tales is a bit rough so teachers should prescreen. Good navigation.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2269

California Missions On-Line Project

http://www.cuca.k12.ca.us/lessons/missions/contents/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site includes research on life on all 21 California missions. It has material on the history, government and culture of Native American tribes throughout California. There is also a quiz and student projects are posted. Standard 3.2.4, 4.2.1, 4.2.4 and 4.2.5

Comments: This was developed by Rob Garretson, 4th Grade Teacher at Los Amigos Elementary School in Rancho Cucamonga, California, in partial fulfilment for the Masters of Arts in Educational Multimedia at California Polytechnic University, Pomona, California.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 540

Folsom History

http://www.folsomhistorymuseum.org/history.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a brief look at Folsom's history from the Maidu Indians to El Dorado City of 1883. There was always something happening in the area, each new decade bringing with it new industry and new people. Standards 3.2.1, 3.2.3, 3.2.4, 3.3.2, and 3.5.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3676

Native Californians

http://home.earthlink.net/~boytan/nativecal/nativecal.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a set of evaluated links with information about California Indian people and their traditional art, food and shelter. The photos make the site especially useful for the elementary classroom. Standard 3.2 all and 4.2.1

Comments: This site was developed by a San Francisco community college instructor for her son's fourth grade class.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Resource ID: 2275

The Ohlone Culture: The Earliest Bay Area Residents

http://www.wccusd.k12.ca.us/ohlone/village.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site deals with Ohlone people who lived in the San Francisco/Oakland area before European and Euro-American settlement. The site explores who the Ohlone were, how they lived and where they went. Standard 3.1.1 3.1.2, and 4.2.1

Comments: There are also lesson ideas for using this material which was originally on the KQED webpage.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3059

Re-Kwoi (Requa) - Historic Yurok Village

http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/5views/5views1h70.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Re-kwoi was once a thriving Yurok Indian village of approximately 25 houses and 14 sweathouses. Covering an area of about 100 square meters, it was one of the most important Yurok sites on the northwest coast of California. Standards 3.2 all and 4.2.1

Comments: This is a brief section of the National Park Service site identifying hsitoric buildings and locations that honor the history of various ethnic groups of America.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2573

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