Aboriginal Perspectives – Mathematics Workshop/Units (grade 4 & 6)

Aboriginal Perspectives Mathematics Themes
Grade Level: grade 4 and 6
Description: This site is maintained by faculty and students at the University of Regina in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, from the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Science and the Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program program.
It became an internet site in September, 2009.
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Grade Four Mathematics Workshop Themes
1. Red River Cart – Fractions (4 lesson plans)
2. Beads – Numeration, Patterns and Relations, Multiplication, Division (5 lesson plans)
3. Fur Trade – Sums Differences, Decimals, Statistics and Probability (3 lesson plans)
4. Metis Sash -Weaving, Shape and Space (2 lesson plans)
5. Star Quilt – Decimals and Fractions and Patterns (2 lesson plans)
6. Birch Bark Biting – Symmetry (1 lesson plan)
7. Games – Bar Graphs, Prediction (2 lesson plans)
8. Parfleche -Statistics, Area, Symmetry, prisms (3 lesson plans)

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Grade Six Mathematics Lesson Plans
Number
1. Percentages and Beads
2. Stick Pull Game
3. Jordin Tootoo – Comparing Integers
4. Jordin Tootoo – Ordering Integers
5. Quipu

Patterns & Relationships
1. Fur Trade – Graphing Data
2. Fur Trade – Developing an Expression
3. Jingle Dress – Ordering the Jingles
4. Jingle Dress – Designing the Dress

Shape & Space
1. Angles
2. Flags
3. Polygons and Quills

Statistics & Probability
1. Dropsticks
2. Plumb Stones

Also check out their GAMES with Aboriginal Origins

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