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Spiritual – Student Assignments

It is an assignment sheet with the following instructions The Houses Of My Ancestors Assignment Sheet Assignment Instructions: What kinds of dwellings did your ancestors live in during the 16th century? Do a bit of research online and find out. Then draw (roughly) what their homes looked like. Feel free to add any notes about what you learned. The quality of your drawing will NOT be assessed. This assignment is more about research and discovery about your ancient roots. You are encouraged to think about how the way that your ancestors lived and how their housing technology informed their culture (or vice versa). In addition to the drawing, write a 200-word post with attributed images.Where did your ancestors live in the 16th century ? You are encouraged to think about the way your ancestors lived, how their housing technology informed their culture – write a 200-word post with attributed images (includes a sample assignment from module creators).  Download assignment sheet. 

 

 

 

 


Assignment Instructions: This is a fun exercise we can all do in class. Based on what you’ve just learned, draw your ideal longhouse from memory. Consider who would live there with you. What kind of food do you have stored? What special items will be in your longhouse? What pets? There's no wrong way to draw your longhouse, this is your creation. You are encouraged to imagine how you and those you care about would live.

This is a fun exercise you can encourage your students to do in class.  Based on what you’ve just learned, draw your ideal longhouse from memory. Consider who would live there with you. What kind of food do you have stored? What special items will be in your longhouse? What pets? There’s no wrong way to draw your longhouse, this is your creation. You are encouraged to imagine how you and those you care about would live.  Download assignment sheet.

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Into the Longhouse, Around the Medicine Wheel by Michael Carter; Ewan Cassidy; Michael Mihalicz; and Tanya Pobuda is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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