My Own Petroglyph
Grade Level/ Unit
Grade 3, Unit
History/Social Science Standards: Grade 3
Students describe the American Indian nations in their local region long ago and in the recent past in terms of the national identities, religious beliefs, customs, and various folklore traditions.
History/Social Science Standards: Grade 4
Students describe the social, political, cultural, and economic life and interactions among people of California from the pre-Columbian societies to the Spanish mission and Mexican rancho periods, in terms of the major nations of California Indians, their geographic distribution, economic activities, legends, and religious beliefs; how they adapted to, and modified the physical environment by cultivation of land and sea resources.
Grade 3 and 4: Language Arts Standards
1.0 Writing Strategies: Students write clear and coherent sentences and paragraphs that develop a central idea. Their writing considers audience and purpose. They sucessfully use the stages of the writing process.
2.0 Writing Applications: Students write compositions that describe and explain familiar objects, events, and experiences. Students writing demonstrates a command of standard English and the drafting, research, and organizational strategies outlined in Writing Standard 1.0.
This lesson will take approximately 4-6 hours: