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This is not just a New York Time article to read, this is a set of amazing activity ideas all related to the slide shows "Breaking Bread Everywhere" and "Where Children Sleep." Your class can view each show, read about what they mean culturally and artistically, then engage in one or more of the creative and critical thinking activities. Discussion questions and activity instructions included.
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. Learners define vocabulary from the book and answer story study questions.
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.
Students analyze the difference between archaeology and anthropology while studying the evolution of different products. In this archaeology and anthropology lesson plan, students trace the progression of a certain tool or product and come up with ways to improve the product. Students use the design process to develop a new product or tool.
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.