Native American Heritage: Create Your Totem Pole

About this Writing Activity:

Totem poles are important for many Native Americans, particularly those that live in the Pacific Northwest. The gures on them often represent ancestors, major events, special animals, and family legends. In the box on the worksheet, design your own totem pole. Make sure it represents you and your interests. Then in the writing space, describe your totem pole and explain how it illustrates you. This printable Native American Heritage Month activity is ideal for 3rd – 5th grade, but can be used where appropriate. Easily download and print the worksheet to use at home or in class!