(KIT) Wood & Waterways: A Look at Tlingit Canoes

(KIT) Wood & Waterways: A Look at Tlingit Canoes

KIT DESCRIPTION: Grades 3-5. Includes detailed lesson plans. Students observe a model Tlingit canoe, learn about Tlingit navigation of waterways and use of local materials, Tlingit paddling phrases, and the steps of canoe construction.Students describe what a boat is (specifically a canoe), what its purpose is, and what makes it effective. Students design a boat using everyday materials and present their findings. The following items are included in the kit:

  • Lesson Guide
  • 3 Copies Little Whale, by Roy A. Peratrovich, Jr.
  • 1 Model Tlingit Canoe
  • 5 Model Paddles
  • 3 Historical Canoe Photographs
  • 1 Thumb Drive (Wood & Waterways PowerPoint Presentation)
  • 30 Student Sets of How to Make a Canoe pieces (12 pcs per set)
  • 1 Teacher Set of How to Make a Canoe pieces (12 pc Magnetic)
  • 1 Tlingit Aani Map
  • 1 Rubber Tub
  • Aluminum Foil