Native American Star Stories

Congratulations 4th graders! You have been given a
very special assignment: To explore constellations and the legends Native Americans created to explain their existence in the heavens. You will use your
very creative talents to produce a constellation
multimedia presentation and write an original
star story based on a constellation of your choice.


First, fly among the stars and explore the
constellations. Then go to the Legend page,
read some Native American star legends
and write an original star legend.

Native American Legends

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Kathleen Martell, Instructional Technology Specialist
Needham Public Schools, Needham, MA