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Cultural Anthropology Teacher Resources
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There is a lot to this Native American exploration plan, delve into it! A WebQuest focuses research with 3 expeditions (printable if resources dictate). Scholars keep track of findings on a KWL chart (consider a more note-taking specific guide). Groups jigsaw the expeditions to experience the collaborative nature of field work and there are many ideas listed to synthesize research. The strong Writing Workshop tool allows learners to publish and review their writing.
Students 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!!?" Students then work in groups to prepare course outlines and lesson plans designed to teach adults what they need to know to keep up with technology popular with today's youth.
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. Many opportunities for discussion are listed at the end of the presentation, which prompts students to compare and contrast various sociological and anthropological theories.
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. Students analyze music from each culture, create a word wall and do internet research on the cultures.