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Curricular Resources

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Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories

9th – 12th Grades
The Heard Museum is proud to make available this high school curriculum on the American Indian Boarding Schools as part of our longstanding commitment to documenting and sharing this important part of American history.

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Ancestral Pueblos Curriculum

4th Grade
Our curriculum offer students general information divided into key components so they can develop a basic understanding of Native People of the Southwest. Curricula packets are currently being developed for 4th Grade that include a range of activities that relate to social studies, English, science, math, and art.

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Substance of Stars Curriculum

8th Grade

A painting of a group of Native women carrying jars on their heads.

Teacher’s Resource Art Posters

These posters feature art objects that are found in HOME: Native Peoples of the Southwest. The full color 11×17 inch posters include detailed information on the back with object description, cultural context, vocabulary and discussion topics.

A collage artwork of a woman with a red dress and a starry sky.

Art Cards

Art cards are a fun way to introduce children in elementary school to artwork by American Indian artists. They are designed to help children look at art carefully and exercise their interpretation skills.

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Virtual Field Trip Series

Learn about objects in our collection and the artists who created them through these virtual field trip videos. Each video is aligned to Arizona K-12 standards and is accompanied by a printable “cue sheet” that reinforces the educational information shared in the video and offers prompts to test retention and understanding.

Educator Resources

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Enroll Today for an Educator Membership

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View Online Art Collections

Explore Collections

Visit the Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives

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Heard Museum Guild Youth Art Show + Sale

Calling all student artists! Learn more about the Youth Art Show.