This resource combines art, history, and technology into a creative project to be used with elementary students. Students learn about Native Americans beliefs about the value of animals and apply what they have learned to the creation of animal medallions. The lesson includes objectives, detailed procedures, ideas for differentiation, and assessment questions. There is also a link to a website that can be used for students to do internet research to learn the content.
This an elementary art lesson that can be used as a stand alone sculpture project or an arts enrichment lesson for a unit of study about American Indian relationships with animals. It also uses technology as a resource.