Cultural Anthropology Teacher Resources
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Students analyze anthropological case studies. In this specific Ethical Dilemmas activity, students make ethical judgments based on the case study analysis. Students work cooperatively in small groups to reach their conclusions.
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 20 Views 18 Downloads
Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest lactose.
8th - 12th Science 8 Views 7 Downloads
Native American Cultures
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).
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 45 Views 169 Downloads
Students study about the Venezuelan government's promotion of the Dancing Devils ritual in San Francisco de Yare as a tourist attraction. They investigate a number of traditional regional events around the world to explore the relationship between culture and tourism.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Cultural Anthropology Study Using the Fundamentals of Geography and GPS
Students, in groups, operate the GPS unit, plotting each head stone with accompanying description. Two other students to log in data that corresponds to the given points. One student to note general observations
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Only Skin Deep
Students examine and compare notions of beauty in cultures around the world and explore the connection between what is deemed 'beautiful' and cultural history. They Develop a "Beauty Around the World" collage representing beauty practices from each continent; examine the historical, cultural, and economic contexts in which ideals of beauty are created.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 42 Downloads
The Exchange, Destruction and Reconstruction of Architectural Signs and Symbols in Mexico-Tenochtitlan: A History of Order and Power
Fifth graders use the internet to research the history of cultures throughout the world. In groups, they disucss the meaning of various symbols and view Tenochtitlan as a center of power and wealth. They use everyday materials to create a model of the city and share it with the class.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Native American Cultures
Students study Native American cultures from their home state in this series of lessons by accessing online texts, and field reports. After completing graphic organizers and reading, they participate in comprehension discussions. Using information from their research they design a presentation or write an informational essay.
3rd - 10th Social Studies & History 29 Views 118 Downloads
History: An African American Cultural Celebration
Students prepare and organize a cultural celebration of African migration and immigration. Working in groups or individually, they research topics and present the information, including dance demonstrations, instrumental or vocal examples, or story-telling.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Folktales (African American, Chinese, Japanese and Korean)
Students participate in a variety of activities that are concerned with comparing different cultures through the literary genre of folktales. The stories are used to stimulate student interest and provide a context for how a society lived at particular different times and places.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 34 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 3 Views 20 Downloads
Home Away From Home
Young scholars compare and contrast their family with the familes of other students in their class. They complete a comparison of the various ways in which their culture is different from another young scholars. Drawing on this experience, they research a culture they would like to know more about, writing a brief report to summarize their research.
5th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 22 Downloads
The First Artists
Seventh graders study cave art and to learn about the importance of human expression in history. In this art history lesson plan, 7th graders study the characteristics of cave art and what the art reflected of the culture and time it came from.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 27 Downloads
Zora Hurston Teacher's Guide
Learners explore American culture by reading classic literature in class. In this African-American history lesson, students read the story Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree while identifying the work and contributions of the real life Zora Neale Hurston.
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads