Native American Heritage Month: Activities
November is National Native American Heritage Month. Help your
students learn more about this tradition-filled heritage, history and culture
with innovative literacy, social studies and math activities.
Early Native American Policy
negotiations, tribes and the law! In this social studies-themed literacy
interactive, students study how point of view is conveyed by examining two
speeches concerning the U.S. government's policy regarding American Indians in
the 1800’s. Grades 9-10.
Native American Heritage Collection
Take a fascinating look at Native American art, history, and culture as
told through historians, artists, students, and scientists in this featured
resource collection. Grades 3-12.
A Game of Math: Picaria
Promote strategic thinking skills! In this Native American game
that originated in the Pueblo Nation of New Mexico, players line up three
stones in a row on a playing board, while their opponent tries to block
them and line up their stones instead. Grades K-5.
Mathematics in the Classroom
Develop a plan to implement modeling in your classroom with MPT's short,
self-paced module broken down into elementary, middle and
high school grade bands. Each grade band includes a welcome section, exploration, activity
pages, and a wrap up.
A Focus on Close
See close reading practiced in three
classrooms, at multiple grade levels and subject areas. In this video, students learn about reading for deeper meaning and
comprehension, and how to delve into text to understand what the author is
really trying to say.
Events and Activities: Maryland
Date(s): November 4-13
Get ready for a remarkable series of events providing rewarding STEM
opportunities to students and families throughout the state. Ten days of
collaborative, interactive activities include everything from LEGO robotics and coding, to electric art and
Friday, November 4
MPT Station Tour: 1:00 - 2:00 pm. See how a real television station works by taking a tour of our studio in Owing Mills, MD. Call (410) 356-5600 for more information.
Date: Thursday, November 10
(Activities are available through December 10)
Educators, students, families and organizations! Join this
remarkable virtual and interactive experience designed to raise career
awareness and ignite interest in cyber career opportunities. Take
a seat beside the NSA Cyber Threat Director and test drive a day in the life of
six NSA cyber professionals.