“But, I Don’t Have
Artifacts!”: Resources for
Teaching Native Cultures and
Object-based Learning in the
Ann Marie Gleeson, Primary Source
Place the images in approximate chronological order.
What is the topic of your set of images?
What inferences can you make from this progression of
What connections can students make about change
What skills does this activity address?
How did you make your decisions? What evidence
did you use?
How did you use objects?
Change over time
art, used today, tourism
Making Connections Without the Actual
Images of the object
Bring in contemporary objects or reproductions
Show images/videos of how it was made or used
Use sample raw materials