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UNIT C

EARLY OSAGE HOMES: LODGES, VILLAGES & FAMILY LIFE

  1. Early Homes Unit Teacher's Guide
Early Osage Lodge
Early Osage Lodge

Early Osage Lodges

Grades K-4 Social Studies

Students brainstorm how to build shelter from natural materials, examine Osage Lodge poster with photos & text, then cut-out a paper model of lodge.

  1. Osage Lodges Info Poster
  2. Early Osage Lodges Discussion Guide
  3. Lodge cut-out activity-ONHPO

Early Osage Lodges & Villages

Grades 4-12 Social Studies Language Arts

Students read a Q&A Fact Sheet and answer review questions on physical and social aspects of lodge and village life.

  1. Early Osage Lodges & Villages Fact Sheet
  2. Early Osage Lodges & Villages Review Qs
  3. Early Osage Lodges & Villages Review Qs KEY

Portrait of Henry R. Schoolcraft, an early Native American cultures scholar
Portrait of Henry R. Schoolcraft

1818 Travel Journal - Interpreting Primary Sources

Grades 4-12 Social Studies Language Arts

Students read journal excerpts, extrapolate info, and evaluate source credibility.

  1. 1818 Travel Journal - Reading + Review Qs
  2. 1818 Travel Journal - Reading Review Qs KEY

Osage Cradleboard
Osage Cradleboard, photo credit: www.kshs.org

Osage Cradleboards

Grades K-4 Social Studies Art

Students read (or are read-aloud to) about Osage child-rearing equipment and customs; then design, color, and cut out a model cradleboard.

  1. Cradleboards Info Poster
  2. Cradleboards Qs
  3. Cradleboards Qs KEY
  4. Cradleboard Design and Cutout activity