Being a Responsible Person, Grades 3-6

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This curriculum helps students understand what it means to be a responsible person, based on the cultural values of the Hupa Tribe.


 
Developed by Sarah Supahan and the Indian Education Program of the Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District, this curriculum helps students understand what it means to be a responsible person. The lessons are based on the cultural values of the tribes in Northwest California, specifically using examples from the Hupa Tribe.
 
The 14 separate activities in the guide are designed to meet the California Academic Content Standards for Responsibility for Today. The book specifically identifies all the California Academic Content Standards addressed by the material. Content is based on the following premise: Responsibility involves being a dependable and reliable person who is committed to following through on his or her obligations. Being responsible includes demonstrating a variety of positive character skills, such as self-control, perseverance, initiative, effort and goal setting (from Elkind & Sweet Communications).
 
The content includes biographical information about a Hupa man known as Captain John and a traditional Hupa story.

 


Author: Sarah Supahan

Illustrations: Black & white illustrations and photos

Binding Availability: Paperback

Published: 2003

Tribes/Ethnic Groups: Hupa