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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
A Virtual Tour of Brazil
Fifth graders create a class virtual travel brochure. Roles include: researchers who find information using Web sites chosen by the teacher, a recorder who sets down the information found by the researchers, illustrators who locate online photos, or create illustrations researched by the group, reporters who share the information with the class in oral and written reports, and web designers who place the textual information and graphics onto a site for the virtual brochure.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 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
Living History - Dance
Seventh graders explore the traditional dances of various immigrants into the United States. While attending a cultural event from a specific immigrant group, 7th graders observe cultural dances. They interview members of the ethnic group and learn the dance.
7th Social Studies & History 9 Views 17 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
Mini-Unit Topic: Hispanic Cultures
Fifth graders focus on customs and celebrations of a particular Hispanic culture, and also participate in a constructivist science lesson where they try to re-create the atmosphere of a South American rain forest. Students also make a papier-mâché piñata and understand the uses for the piñata in Hispanic culture by making a piñata, listening to a story of how it is used in the Mexican National celebration called the Posada, and discussing other uses of the piñata.
5th Science 5 Views 17 Downloads
Zoom-in: Where Do We Come From?
Young scholars consider how cultural understanding affects views of the world. In this culture lesson, students zoom in and view a photograph of a Brazilian hut. Young scholars consider what life is like in other parts of the world and discuss how cultural understanding is something everyone should possess.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Exploring South America
Students research South American to prepare a PowerPoint presentation about its culture, traditions, and societies. In this South American research lesson, students research South American based on their export products to create a PowerPoint presentation for a classmate who is moving there.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 44 Downloads
Enjoying Latino Music
Students view different musical instruments from around Latino world, predict what sounds instruments will make based on their appearance, listen to and evaluate music from different Latino genres orally or in writing, and make connections between music and culture.
K - 4th Languages 25 Views 86 Downloads
Tree of Life
Students explore the importance of the tropical rain forest in different cultures. Through a cooperative game, they locate countries that are known for their forest resources. Students discuss the similarities and differences of various cultures who live and depend solely on tropical forests.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 25 Views 40 Downloads
The Sound of Music in Kenya
Students study Kenya's culture and see how people and things can be different and similar at the same time. They create a pictograph of objects from each culture that are used in similar ways and examine a few Swahili words.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 Downloads
Music Around the World: United Nations Week
Students discover the United Nations through the use of musical examples and performance. This two day instructional activity requires two forty-five minute sections and delivers information about different cultures around the world. Emphasis is on singing and/or playing simple instruments to achieve state art standards.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 79 Downloads
Drama and African American Folktales: Addressing the Social Development Needs of My Students
Fifth graders develop cultural awareness of their heritage, therefore building their self-esteem. They discover the link between learning and social skills and recognize that learning is an integral part of their lives. The recognize African folktales as a literary genre.
5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 26 Downloads
Seventh graders explore the geography of Eastern and Western Europe. They compare and constrast the culture of Jewish people from Eastern and Western Europe. They analyze deportation and confinement in concentration camps, using personal testimonies.
7th Social Studies & History 32 Views 95 Downloads