English III students study Native American literature and culture

From staff and wire reports

October 13, 2012 at 3:54 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Mrs. Unger’s teaches her English III GT students a Native American chant as they learn the choreography with rhythm sticks. Her class includes (circling from left of Mrs. Unger to across from her) Theron Harris, Zachary Borey, Conner Maise, Daniel Levy, C
Mrs. Unger’s teaches her English III GT students a Native American chant as they learn the choreography with rhythm sticks. Her class includes (circling from left of Mrs. Unger to across from her) Theron Harris, Zachary Borey, Conner Maise, Daniel Levy, C
During the study of Native American literature, Mrs. Unger’s English III Academically Gifted students read and recited Native American poetry and myths, listened to the tranquility of Native flute melodies, created totem poles and researched the Native American Code Talkers during World War II.

In celebration of the Native American culture, the students also learned a Native American chant and choreography with rhythm sticks, which represent the three-foot spears that early Native Americans used to train young warriors to catch the enemies’ spears in battle




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