Cultural Anthropology Teacher Resources
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Two Very Different Concepts of Time
Students explore the concept of cultural anthropology. In this culture studies lesson, students consider the culture of Guinea as they read "The Meaning of Time" by Katherine Ross. Students also discuss the traits of monochronic and polychronic cultures
6th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 18 Downloads
Students examine the nature of culture, and compare/contrast various cultures and their artifacts and ceremonies. They develop a class list of artifacts, complete a worksheet, and create a poster or diorama describing an object that is important to them.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 47 Downloads
Culture in the Cupboard
Students locate on a world map the places of cultural origin of many of the items in their homes. They analyze the cultural diffusion that explains how those items got where they are today. By identifying those items, one can see into their cultures and visualize their part of the world.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 31 Views 150 Downloads
Teach Your Parents Well
Young scholars compare various aspects of their lives with those of their parents or guardians to find out how they are different, and consider cultural gap between parents and their children by reading and discussing article, "??omg my mom joined facebook!
6th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 131 Downloads
Examining World Cultures Through Folktales
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.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 13 Views 38 Downloads
Exploring Human History
Students study the four main subdivisions of anthropology and how they overlap. They explore the careers of several contemporary anthropologists and their fieldwork, comparing the methods and applications of their work.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 37 Downloads
The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture
Got milk? Only two cultures have had it long enough to develop the tolerance of lactose as an adult. Learn how the responsible genes evolved along with the cultures that have been consuming milk. This rich film is supplied with a few in-depth lesson plans and hands-on activities to use with your biology classes when studying natural selection or heredity.
15 mins 8th - Higher Ed Science 6 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Media Analysis--Culture and Gender Roles
Ninth graders participate in class discussion about culture and how it influences our lives then complete an analysis of advertisements from popular magazines to derive what effects they have on our culture. They use analysis of adds to draw ideas about g
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Clash of Cultures
Seventh graders explore several different cultures and their influence on one another. In this culture clash instructional activity, 7th graders choose a culture and create a handbook showing the history, the areas where they settled and recipes from that culture.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 85 Downloads
Environment, Technology, and Culture of the Chumash People
Students develop an understanding of the interrelatedness of technology, culture, and environment as illustrated by the Chumash culture. They research the tribe and complete a table for the Chumash people describing their environment, technology, and culture.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
WOMEN IN ANTHROPOLOGY
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, 12th graders study the women who have distinguished themselves and made significant contributions within the field of anthropology.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
International Institute of Archaeology an Anthropology
Students research early humans and their cultures. They conduct Internet research, discuss their findings with their group, evaluate the information provided by artifacts, and create a report to present to a simulated archaeology institute.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
Native Americans and the Clash of Cultures: Then and Now
High schoolers begin the lesson by identifying how and why the Native Americans came to North America. Using the internet, they examine how their culture spread throughout the continent and in groups they discuss the stereotypes between the Europeans and Native Americans.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 75 Downloads
Introducing the topic of cultural diversity and the social issues surrounding it, this presentation will get your students thinking about stereotypes involving race, gender, and sexual orientation. Affirmative action and positive and negative face are covered in this slideshow, as well as bilingualism.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 12 Views 52 Downloads
What is Cultural Evolution?
Students comprehend what is meant by Cultural Evolution and that it primarily applies at Human Evolution, but that there are examples in higher mammals such as a killer whales, dolphins and great apes of particular groups by exploring from their elders special ways to adapt to their environment.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 22 Downloads