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Grades 3-5 Lesson 2: Ceremonial Uses for Water

Grades 3-5 Lesson 2: Ceremonial Uses for Water

Keep in mind the protocol for approaching the Elder. Offer tobacco and a honourarium for their time to come in and speak. Let them know what you want them to speak about prior to having them come into the classroom (one day or so). Let him or her know that for younger grades they may require less time as their attention span is not as high as grade 4 and 5 (teacher can gauge/decide this).

Grade Two Thematic Unit: Unit Scope and Introduction

Grade Two Thematic Unit: Unit Scope and Introduction

he purpose of this unit is to provide students with an opportunity to learn about water and how it is viewed from an Aboriginal perspective. Water is one of the four sacred elements; the other three are Earth, Wind, and Fire.

Grade Two Thematic Unit Part 3: Importance of Water to Self, Health, Community and Culture

Grade Two Thematic Unit Part 3: Importance of Water to Self, Health, Community and Culture

Students will learn about extended families and the role they play within an Aboriginal community. As discussed in previous lessons, family or kinship ties set the limits of an individual's rights and responsibilities within the indigenous community.