Cultural Anthropology Teacher Resources
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Break the Code: Anthropology Terms
Spice up your study of basic anthropology terms using this decoding activity. Using a provided code, learners answer 10 fill-in-the-blank questions. Because the code is very simple, more advanced pupils may enjoy the challenge of figuring it out without the code provided.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 6 Views 30 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
Escape to Freedom
Fifth graders study the Underground Railroad. In this history of slavery lesson, 5th graders investigate how slaves communicated. Students read books, sing songs, and view maps of slave routes. Students make a word search using words from the books they read.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 30 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 6 Views 35 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 7 Views 23 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, 7th graders study the characteristics of cave art and what the art reflected of the culture and time it came from. Students then make pictures in the same context as cave artists and write stories about what life was like for cave artists.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 28 Downloads
Zora Hurston Teacher's Guide
Students explore American culture by reading classic literature in class. In this African-American history lesson plan, 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
India: Where Remarkable Differences Are Ordinary
Students research India and Indian culture. In this Indian research lesson plan, students research and report on the lives of Indian children. The report will be in the form of a mock interview between a journalist and an Indian child. Background information on India is provided.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Neolithic Revolution
With the abundance of food products we can easily access in our society today, it is easy to forget the toll this can take on our global environment. Young learners will discover how the transition to agriculture and domesticated living from nomadic hunter-gatherer societies would also come to mean intensive exploitation of land.
5th - 8th Science 177 Views 146 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 38 Views 122 Downloads
Using Artifacts for Clues About Identity
Learn about the ancient Near East through a close examination of ancient artifacts. Lead your class into analysis by first observing an artifact as a class. Pupils can then work in pairs to analyze the other artifacts and compile a list of distinguishing features.
6th - 10th Language Arts 21 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Intoxication: In the Arms of Morpheus
A comprehensive lesson that takes a look at psychoactive plants with this one focusing on the opium poppy. Information about the history, culture, use, source and effects are discussed. There are weblinks to reliable sources about drugs and their effects.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Land and People Before Columbus
The major pre-Columbian settlements are studied in this excellente social studies lesson. Fifth graders explain how geography and climate influenced the way various nations lived and adjusted to the environment, and focus on eight essential questions which cover migration, cultural, religius, agricultural, and social practices of the settlements.
5th Language Arts 53 Views 230 Downloads
Lesson: Jeremy Deller: Conversing about Conflict
Bridge cultural awareness, community, government, and art with an introspective and thought-provoking lesson plan. Upper graders become globally and socially aware as they analyze and explore the art of Jeremy Deller. They consider his images of Iraq, specifically those images portraying community hubs.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Celebration of Mexicanos Through Music, Dance, and Art
Students participate in a variety of lessons/activities designed to teach them about Mexico. They discuss the language and the flag of Mexico. Students learn about the celebrations, family values, music and food of Mexico. The final project, a Pinata, ties together different aspects of the unit into a final celebration.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 57 Views 206 Downloads