- Learning about indigenous peoples nurtures multicultural awareness and respect for diversity.
- People from diverse cultures and societies share some common experiences and aspects of life.
- Indigenous knowledge is passed down through oral history, traditions, and collective memory.
- Indigenous societies throughout the world value the well-being of the self, the land, spirits, and ancestors.
- Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions
- Ask questions, make inferences, and draw conclusions about the content and features of different types of sources (evidence)
- Recognize causes and consequences of events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence)
- Explain why people’s beliefs, values, worldviews, experiences, and roles give them different perspectives on people, places, issues, or events (perspective)
- Make value judgments about events, decisions, or actions, and suggest lessons that can be learned (ethical judgment)
Students are expected to know the following:
- aspects of life shared by and common to peoples and culture
- interconnections of cultural and technological innovations of global and local indigenous peoples
- relationship between humans and their environment
- Break the Fake: What’s Real Online?
- Comparing Real Families to TV Families
- Cyber Choices (licensed resource)
- Facing Media Violence: Consequences and Media Violence
- Facing Media Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen
- Facing Media Violence: Rewriting the Story)
- Girls and Boys on Television
- Introducing TV Families
- Once Upon a Time - Lesson
- Prejudice and Body Image
- Teaching TV: Learning With Television - Lesson
- Teaching TV: Television as a Story Teller - Lesson
- Thinking About Television and Movies - Lesson
- TV Stereotypes
- Villains, Heroes and Heroines