Ojibwe History Integrated with Math
Math + History = Making Camp
That’s Making Camp in a nutshell, um, equation. If your students are like most people, you’re having a hard time getting them to focus. That’s why we’ve created 7 short lessons for you. Each of these only takes a few minutes, teaches Ojibwe (Native American) history , multiplication or division.
As the game introduction says ….
Let’s get started on Making Camp!
Watch the two introductory videos that explain about the Ojibwe migration and how to play the game. This will bring you to the choice screen.
Click on the NUMBERS option which will bring up the screen below.
- Click on the top left box (with cards) to play a memory game, matching multiplication problems with their answers.
The Multiplication Dog
- This lesson opens with a paragraph explaining that some tribes used dogs to haul heavy loads, using a type of sled called a travois. The player then has the opportunity to earn a dog and items for their dog by answering multiplication problems.
That’s it. That’s your five minutes of learning social studies and multiplication. Next post: Trade for a wigwam