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Expressions of Identity: the Bond Between Culture And Art
Learners identify the relationship between culture and art. The create a poster that reflects the culture of their class, school, or community and identify the major cultural influences that led to the development of the unique Latino culture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Students design their own cultural calendar. For this calendar making lesson, students decide on a culture for a calendar theme and discuss how calendars differ from the US calendar. Students create their own calendar using a template. Lesson includes adaptations for a variety of grade levels.
2nd - 6th Math 5 Views 19 Downloads
New Review Myth Lesson Plans
What is the difference between myths, legends, and folktales? From greek mythology and creation myths to heroes and heroines, here is a nice series of lessons for providing your youngsters with solid foundational knowledge about myths.
6th - 8th Language Arts 25 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Students discuss style and characteristics of musical time periods as well as the definition of "pop culture." They compare and contrast modern-day popular icons to music icons throughout history. This lesson requires a video, which is not included.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 80 Downloads
Having the Last Word
Students discuss the influence of foreign languages in their everyday speech after reading an article from The New York Times on language legislation in Brazil. Students are divided into 4 groups in order to research languages spoken in an assigned country, what percentage speaks that language and whether or not their assigned country has discussed language legislation.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 25 Downloads
For Whom the Clock Strikes
Students explore celebrations marking the new year in various cultures and countries around the world. They propose a plan for a New Year's celebration for a fictional nation that is inclusive of the diverse populations there.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 34 Downloads
The Eagle Has Landed: Aztecs Find a Home
Pupils examine the Aztec civilization in what is now Mexico. Using a map, they locate the empire and explain the legend of the founding of Tenochtitlan. They explore the symbols on various Mexican flags and what they meant to the Aztec culture.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 13 Views 53 Downloads
Pete And Repeat
Students draw a picture of a person from popular culture, then "clone" it using printing techniques in this Art lesson that tackles the questions surrounding cloning, DNA, and current scientific techniques. An emphasis is placed on the artwork of Andy Warhol.
6th - 12th Science 4 Views 16 Downloads
Four Immigrant Groups: Their Lives and Music
Fourth graders examine the experiences of four immigrant groups. In groups, they brainstorm a list of misconceptions of those groups and discuss if they are still present today. Using maps, they locate the countries of Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Cuba and research why they left their home country.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 50 Downloads
American Transcendentalism and Buddhism:
Students study American transcendentalism through readings of Emerson and Thoreau. They make cognitive connections to the similarities to Buddhism in these writings. The connection of the literary movement is explained in the art of the time also.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 26 Downloads
Eleventh graders research the meaning of diversity and human rights in various countries. In this Social Studies lesson, 11th graders reflect on the aspects that can negatively affect First Nations people, then select a country that has an indigenous population and research statistics and facts about the population to share with the class.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
What Role did the Movies Play in Forming a New Generation of Youth After WWI?
Class members examine a series of primary and secondary source materials to try and ascertain the role films played in forming “a new generation of youth after World War I.” Individuals are assigned one of three documents to examine, form expert groups to share their findings, and then participate in jigsaw discussions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Travel Brochure of Brazil
High schoolers develop the concept that a country is made up of its economics, geography, climate, location, culture, history, society, education, places and government and that each of these factors influences the country's place in the global setting.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
A New World and the Emergence of a New Race
Students study specific terms and concepts about the discovery of America. They improve their history knowledge about some Latin American regions and their map and geography skills of the New World. They describe what is meant by Cultural Pluralism.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 22 Downloads