Cultural Anthropology Teacher Resources
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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
Clash of Cultures
Seventh graders explore several different cultures and their influence on one another. In this culture clash lesson plan, 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
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
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
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 English Language Arts
The Amazing Life and Strange Death of Captain Cook
View this presentation to take a look into the life and death of Captain James Cook. The video also includes an overview of imperialism, colonization of Australia and New Zealand, and the ritual structure of early Hawaiian culture.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Humor and Anthropology/Ethnic Humor
By posing controversial questions about racially charged words and jokes, this presentation explores the function and use of ethnic humor. Sure to inspire debates and discussions in your sociology or anthropology class, the slideshow comes to a fascinating conclusion that will have your students talking long after the lecture.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Culture, Crisis and Population Explosion: A Deweyan Approach in the Classroom
High schoolers read various arguments posed by John Dewey when it comes to population growth. In groups, they use magazine articles and the internet to find issues related to populations and complete experiments to identify the challenges associated with overpopulations.
9th - 12th Science
Teaching Things Fall Apart in Wisconsin: A Resource Guide for Educators
“There is no story that is not true, . . .” And uncovering the truths in Things Fall Apart is the focus of a 68-page resource packet designed to provide instructors with a wealth of materials that enhance understanding of Chinua Achebe’s tale.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
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 plan, 12th graders study the women who have distinguished themselves and made significant contributions within the field of anthropology.
12th Social Studies & History
Native Americans and the Clash of Cultures: Then and Now
Students 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