Lesson Plan, Other


This is a 2 part lesson geared toward 2nd grade students learning about Native Americans. The lesson involves the use of computers with the program Kid Pix. Students create a Native American scene in the Kid Pix program and then write about their scene.


  • Educational Technology > General
  • Educational Technology > Integrating Technology into the Classroom
  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Writing
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Technology
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • K
  • Other


Native Americans



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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2008-08-14.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This is an excellent resource for learning about Native Americans that includes a detailed lesson plan and a useful PowerPoint presentation. The lesson has students use the program KidPix to create a scene about one Native American tribe. There are technology objectives as well as clear and easy to follow procedures in the lesson plan. The PowerPoint provides students with directions for the project along with the necessary content on each of the tribes. In order to implement this lesson, it would be necessary to have access to a computer lab and the KidPix software. Overall, this is a great strategy for engaging students while teaching them valuable technology skills and rich content.

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