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Cultural Anthropology Teacher Resources
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Folktales reveal volumes about a culture, so get your literary analysts perusing them for anthropological clues! Learners examine characteristics of a folktale before researching one particular culture to better understand their folklore. There is a focus on Internet source evaluation, and learners rate sites they find for their informational value. They examine six stories and create their own folktale from the culture they research. No worksheets or rubrics are included.
Introduce the concept of cultural anthropology through this simple 10 question activity. The first 4 questions discuss the development of a culture, the next 6 concentrate on vocabulary matching. Note this activity sheet appears to be linked to Unit 1, Chapter 1 of a Mc Dougal textbook, however the material can be easily adapted without the use of accompanying text.
Twelfth graders explore women (or men if they are underrepresented) who are leaders and achievers in the particular core content curriculum area. In this Anthropology lesson plan, 12th graders study the women who have distinguished themselves and made significant contributions within the field of anthropology.