Cultural Anthropology Teacher Resources
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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
Cultural Discovery and Identity Project Generation Journey
Young scholars create a genealogy book tracing their heritage many generations back. They examine their own ethnicity, attitudes, and self-awareness. They examine new American trends regarding family structure and ethnicity.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Houses and the People They Shelter
Students examine different homes and shelters across cultures and time periods. In this Houses and the People They Shelter lesson, students draw conclusions about society and culture according to the features of their dwellings. Students design a house according to a worksheet that asks them to consider social and cultural influences.
4th - 9th Social Studies & History
Kennewick Man: Science and Sacred Rights
High schoolers read several articles about 'Kennewick Man' (9,000-year-old remains of a pre-Columbian Native American) and consider the controversy regarding the ethical handling of his remains. They debate the religious and scientific viewpoints.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
How Has Colonialism Led to Multilingualism in Africa
Prepare yourself for a top-notch presentation on colonialism in Africa! Discussed are the reasons for African multilingualism. Maps and a country-by-country look at various colonists that made their mark on the African continent are explored.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Poverty Point: A Louisiana Treasure
A well-done and informative presentation, this resource could be used to pique interest in Lousiana's history. This presentation about Poverty Point, a mound created by Native Americans, is a fascinating exploration of this topic. What is most interesting about the subject is what we don't know.
5th Social Studies & History
Urban Ecosystems 5: In Defense Of Cities
Students explain that while cities have unattractive features, the density of human life enables energy efficiency, mass transit, recycling, and other benefits which are difficult or impossible in rural areas. This is the fifth in an excellent series.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Ka'ianaa'ahu'ulu: A Leader of Hawai'i
Students evaluate leadership traits in 18th century Hawai'i and modern times. In this leadership skills lesson, students identify leadership traits and read the story of Ka’iana. Students monitor the leadership activities of a partner and research another leader to compare with Ka’iana.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Interpreting Rock Art of the Anasazi
Students explore ancient Anasazi people through samples of rock art preserved in public lands of the Four Corners region. The national parks, which protect this land from vandalism and neglect, serve as a showcase for this Native American rock art.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Social Studies Wonders: An Exploration
Help middle schoolers conduct Internet research and develop a working definition for the discipline of social studies. From a list of websites, they develop classification skills and differentiate between primary and secondary sources. Following a visit to the American Museum of Natural History, they work in groups to create dioramas based on their observations.
6th - 7th English Language Arts
How Can Understanding and Helping Others Build Our Own Community?
Students examine the different cultures and disabilities people face in their community. They discuss how they can become better citizens. They answer discussion questions to finish the instructional activity.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Unearthing Ancient Greece
High schoolers locate and analyze clues about ancient Greek life. In this ancient Greece lesson, students look at art, architecture, and artifacts to determine what was important to the Greeks and discover details about their culture. High schoolers compose essays based on their findings.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Understanding Ethnic Labels and Puerto Rican Identity
Students brainstorm a list of stereotypes associated with the Hispanic or Latin culture. In groups, they use the internet to research issues of importance to the Puerto Rican community. They focus on the cultures that speak Spanish and how ethnicity applies to various groups within the United States.
6th - 8th English Language Arts