Cultural Anthropology Teacher Resources
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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 activity.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 12 Views 14 Downloads
Unearthing Ancient Greece
Students locate and analyze clues about ancient Greek life. In this ancient Greece lesson plan, students look at art, architecture, and artifacts to determine what was important to the Greeks and discover details about their culture. Students compose essays based on their findings.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 83 Downloads
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 Language Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads
The Importance of Music in the Life of the Aztec People
Learners comprehend that societies are diverse and have changed over time. They relate music to various historical and cultural traditions. They investigate the various reasons-celebrations, rituals, and cermonies-for which the Aztecs used music.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 37 Downloads
Marco Polo Takes A Trip
Students identify Marco Polo and discuss why he took his trip, indicate on map routes Marco Polo took to China and back, describe challenges of traveling along Silk Road, list several interesting aspects of 13th Century Chinese culture, and create large mural/timeline of Marco Polo's life and adventures.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Anthropology and Sociology
Students examine the combined subjects of anthropology and sociology and explain how the disciplines would study the same issue. On poster board, they locate or draw pictures related to the two subjects. Once this is completed, students write summaries comparing and contrasting anthropology and sociology.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 25 Downloads
New World Meets Old
Learners demonstrate understanding of basic facts about Christopher Columbus and different theories regarding his background. They try to solve the mystery of Christopher Columbus' background and write an essay offering their own opinion.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
A Likely and Unlikely Match: Frida and Diego
Delve into the fascinating relationship between Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera using this resource. Learners discuss the lives of these famous artists, and talk about the ways Frida Kahlo incorporated elements of this tumultuous relationship into her artwork.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 42 Downloads
Native Foods and Livelihoods
Introduce young scholars to the ways in which land and people have a relationship. They examine the types of food local tribes have traditionally consumed and ways in which the people and the land both benefited from the act of harvesting. A secondary emphasis is placed on the role elders play in educating younger generations on what to harvest and how to respect the land.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 6 Views 2 Downloads
Paleoanthropology-A Complex Career Choice
Learners study individual fields of science and how those fields complement each other in the ongoing study of human origins. Using a computer and the links provided, pupils research various science careers. They prepare a brief oral presentation designed to provide the class with an overview of how their chosen scientific fields complement each other.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
Beginner's Guide to Arabic
Introduce your language learners to Arabic. The most useful portion of this resource is the detailed information on the Arabic alphabet. Each letter is placed in a grid that shows the various ways to write it based on the situation (beginning of sentence, end of sentence, etc.
9th - Higher Ed Languages 21 Views 16 Downloads