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Teaching Hokule'a, the Hawaiian canoe traveling the world by a map of the stars

Hokule'a, the Hawaiian canoe traveling the world by a map of the stars

A voyaging canoe built to revive the centuries-old tradition of Hawaiian exploration is circumnavigating the globe. Its crew has already traveled 26,000 miles navigating with the sun, stars and waves.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Navigating the Stars (Text 5)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set that celebrates Asian/Pacific American heritage as students explore ancient Polynesian sailing technology and navigation techniques. In this final text in this set, students will read about how some Hawaiians today are seeking to revive sailing traditions. Encourage students to relate the experiences described by these modern sailors to the ancient Polynesian practices they have explored in other

Sara Kehaulani Goo
NPR.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What impact can the voyage of Hokulea' have on Polynesian communities and others around the world?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.6 - Author's Purpose

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3,4
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