Video: Finding the Average

Finding the Average What is the mean? Can you sing the formula for it? So first you are going to add up the numbers you have. The second step is to divide however many numbers there were in the first place. BONUS: Watch it in Spanish – extra bonus, no singing. Scroll down to Encontrando

Video: Why Did the Maya Hunt?

Why Did the Maya Hunt? What’s an X axis? What’s a Y axis? Another example of using bar graphs, explaining Mayan hunting practices.Scroll down to watch it in Spanish language version, “¿Por qué cazaban animales los Maya?” ¿Por qué cazaban animales los Maya? Una lección sobre gráficos de barras e historia al mismo tiempo.

Video: Mayan Trading

Mayan Trading Learning about distributions using bar graphs with examples from Mayan trading.Scroll down to watch the Spanish version, “El comercio Maya.” El comercio Maya ¿Cómo vivieron los Maya? Los Maya no usaron dinero.

Lesson: Reading a Pictograph

Reading a Pictograph Pictographs are a fun, easy introduction to graphs. This video shows how to use a pictograph to answer questions, like how students get to school. This video and lesson slides are ready to go for your class. Students will learn the basics of how to use a graph. Video

Video: Story of the Lost Wife

Key Terms oral tradition storytelling Listen to “Story of the Lost Wife” Teacher Resources Storytelling: Oral Traditions | PBS – Lesson plan for Grades 4-6 about storytelling. One of four lessons. Resources for Teaching Ojibwe History – 7 Generation Games collection of resources for teachers featuring critical thinking questions and photos.  Video: Winter Time – How did

Video: Buffalo Hunter

Becoming a Buffalo Hunter in Native American Culture How did you learn to hunt buffalo? How old did you have to be? This video features Library of Congress photography as primary resources along with historical paintings by non-indigenous artists depicting artistic renditions of Native Americans.  Related Resources Video: Becoming a Buffalo Hunter in Native American

Video: Visualizing the Exact Fish Problem

Standards Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NF.B.3Interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator (a/b = a ÷ b). Solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.  Visualizing the