Students will answer the question “How did the Tongva use their knowledge of the land and the environment to survive?” by
- learning about different environments
- analyzing objects
- interacting with museum teachers through the chat box and polls
- documenting what they have learned on guided student response sheets
Start Date: January 23, 2023
End Date: May 22, 2023
- 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
- 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
- 1:00 pm.. - 2:00 p.m.
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During the Tongva: The First Peoples of Los Angeles webinar, students will answer the question “How did the Tongva use their knowledge of the land and the environment to survive?” Students will answer this question by learning about some of the environments that have been, and continue to be, important to the Tongva. Students will also answer this question by looking closely at objects, including natural resources and artifacts, before making hypotheses about which environments the different natural resources belong to. This webinar is intended for upper elementary grades.
CA HSS 3.1.1
CA HSS 3.1.2
CA HSS 3.2.1
CA HSS 3.2.2
CA HSS 4.1.3
Webinar Student Response Sheet: Tongva Webinar Student Response Sheet; Fillable
Webinar Pre-Lesson: Tongva Webinar Pre-Lesson; fillable
Webinar Post-Lesson: Tongva Webinar Post-Lesson; fillable
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