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K-12 Project Learning Days

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We have developed a number of learning options for the students to complete while at home, please review the guidelines:

  • Students choose 4 activities from the listed options
  • Technology is not required to complete the activity
  • Siblings are allowed to work on an activity together
  • Participation is required for attendance

To be marked present for a day, please email your child’s homeroom teacher confirming that the four activities were completed.

Teacher Email Listing Page

If you are unable to send an email, please return this At Home Activity Form to school with your child when possible.


Artley Skenandore & Tracy Christensen


ONSS Midwinter Intro

ONSS Midwinter Day 1

ONSS Midwinter Day 2 & 3

Traditional Agricultural Practices of the Oneida Nation

Kayowa Song

Friendship Song

Name that Tune



30 minutes of reading or being read to and journaling will be required each day. K-2 Culture Stories available through Google Drive.


  1. Preform an act of kindness: Show your thanks to someone by helping or serving, such as tidying up a room or taking the dog for a walk.
  2. Give a card: Design and create a card to give to someone. Let them know why you are thankful for them.
  3. Create art: Draw, paint, or craft a diorama of what you are thankful for.
  4. Share Thanks: Share with someone the Thanksgiving Opening and discuss why we give thanks.
  5. Four Days of Midwinter Review: Study and remember why we perform the Midwinter Ceremonies, then draw a picture or tell a story of renewing our ceremonies.


30 minutes of reading or being read to and journaling will be required each day.

High school student will be required to work on any outstanding assignments for the end of the semester.


  1. Practice and Discuss the Thanksgiving Opening and the four days of Midwinter Ceremonies.
  2. Explore and Journal: Share your understanding of the Midwinter Ceremony and/or the Thanksgiving Opening.
  3. Art Project: Create an art piece that expresses what you are thankful for.
  4. Reflect: Share your favorite Oneida words of the Thanksgiving Opening or Midwinter Ceremonies, write about them and describe why they are your favorite.
  5. Write a poem about the Thanksgiving Opening or Midwinter Ceremonies.

Resources from Guidelines and Activities

K-2 Culture Stories

Thanksgiving Opening

Midwinter Ceremonies

At Home Activity Form


Additional/Contact Info