Cultural Anthropology Teacher Resources
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Culture, Crisis and Population Explosion: A Deweyan Approach in the Classroom
Learners 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 5 Views 46 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 plan, 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
Middle schoolers 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 5 Views 24 Downloads
Native Americans and the Clash of Cultures: Then and Now
Young scholars 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 33 Views 77 Downloads
What is Cultural Evolution?
Learners 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 4 Views 24 Downloads
Climate and Cultures of Africa
Young scholars gain an understanding of the relationship between climate and culture in the sub- Saharan Africa. Students will complete short exercises pertaining to the various cultures of Africa and the climate in which they live. Instructions are included on how to create an African mask.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Weeping Camel: How Do Rituals Compare?
Students explore ancient rituals of the Mayans, Mongolians and people of Borneo and compare them with rituals that are performed today. They view and discuss a National Geographic video and two National Geographic articles then create a Venn diagram to compare ancient rituals to today's rituals.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Students analyze anthropological case studies. In this specific Ethical Dilemmas instructional 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 27 Views 25 Downloads
Puerto Rico . . . Its Land, History, Culture, and Literature
Students examine Puerto Rico's location and from its geographic location, reflect on its culture and people. They also read a play by a Puerto Rican author. This is an excellent cross-curricular unit, including history, geography, and literature.
5th - 7th Language Arts 15 Views 39 Downloads
Explore caves with your class! Your scholars will participate in scientific observation, research, inference and deduction, reading, vocabulary, and writing activities about caves with this lesson plan. This resource contains five reading sections and after each one, learners participate in follow-up activities designed to reinforce the knowledge they gained from the reading.
K - 4th Language Arts 30 Views 592 Downloads
Remains of the Day
Students consider how archaeologists discovered and pieced together artifacts that indicate a Celtic presence in ancient Turkey. They research ancient civilizations and create archaeological digs containing items representative of these cultures.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 42 Downloads
Monster and Myths: Scripts
Students explore characteristics of the myth genre. In this myth activity, students become familiar with various myths and the cultures they were derived from. Students compare in a graphic organizer. Students write original myths and dramatize them.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 25 Views 29 Downloads
MAKE YOUR OWN BOOK OF THE DEAD
Students study the Book of the Dead and its importance to Ancient Egyptian culture, identify with ancient Egyptians through reading about their culture and religion, and use scroll-shaped paper and colored pencils to create their own Book of the Dead.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 27 Views 139 Downloads
Folklore in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God
Students define folklore, folk groups, tradition, and oral narrative, identify traditional elements in Their Eyes Were Watching God, and analyze and explain the role of traditional folkways and folk speech in the overall literary impact of the novel.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 25 Downloads
Sixth graders present a PowerPoint presentation on Greek columns. They realize that Greek culture is centered around religion. Students create a model of one of the columns. Also they find examples of Greek architecture in major Greek cities, and find examples of Greek influence in American artchitecture.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
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What race are you? Players are asked to guess how people from all over Boston and Los Angeles answered this question. Producers of the tool claim the game is designed to “shed light on the complexity of race as a cultural and historical construction.
7th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads