Office of Bilingual Education & World Languages

Native American Languages

Standard 2: Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.

Key Idea: CULTURE is transmitted and preserved through knowledge about the lives of Native American people and the sharing of their cultural ideology.

Performance Indicators--Students will:

  • Checkpoint A
    • demonstrate an awareness of Native culture
    • recognize the names of cultural items and their uses
    • understand the history and cultural symbols of the people
    • demonstrate knowledge about the clan system
  • Checkpoint B
    • demonstrate increased knowledge of Native culture through their myths and legends, art and architecture, and literature and government
    • recognize how Native cultural ideas exist within modern America
  • Checkpoint C
    • demonstrate a through knowledge of the Native culture
    • distinguish between various subgroups
    • relate their knowledge and understanding of the culture to other Native American groups
Last Updated: December 10, 2014