Cultural Diversity Teacher Resources
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Introducing the topic of cultural diversity and the social issues surrounding it, this presentation will get your students thinking about stereotypes involving race, gender, and sexual orientation. Affirmative action and positive and negative face are covered in this slideshow, as well as bilingualism.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 18 Views 55 Downloads
Wondering About the New Seven (Man-Made) Wonders of the World
Who determines the Seven Wonders of the World, and what criteria is used to evaluate these locations? Discover the efforts to promote cultural diversity and preserve man-made monuments during the world's first-ever global vote in 2007 to determine the New Seven Wonders of the World.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 80 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Fabric of Our World
Middle schoolers discuss cultural diversity, and examine how the community reflects the cultural background of the inhabitants. They read the book, People, take a community walk, create a rainbow chart, and research other states for relocation information.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Popular Culture & Diversity
The topic of cultural diversity is explored with the use of pop songs and lyrics. As a way to celebrate Harmony Day, small groups read, reflect, and present their opinions on how the lyrics they analyzed have expressed a statement of diversity or harmony.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 22 Views 23 Downloads
Picture This - Stars Over Hoke
The classroom becomes a safe and inclusive place for your ELLs as they create documents about their lives. Learners create, read, and present story books based on their own personal experiences. They will utilize digital cameras to take photographs of their lives growing up in a culturally diverse family, then narrate their story and define popular bilingual vocabulary.
5th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 130 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What is cultural diversity?
Students examine cultural diversity. In this lesson plan on diversity, students will discuss, research, and write about the many facets of cultures within the United States. This lesson plan includes assessment tools and extension activities.
7th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 101 Downloads
Cultural Diversity in Nebraska (Scottsbluff)
Students experience a new appreciation of cultural diversity involving different people, places, and environments. They research family backgrounds, use technology to exchange information, create a map depicting ethnic concentrations and compile heritage information into a book format.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
One Nation - Many Voices
Students examine art from various cultural backgrounds across Canada. They examine and analyze artworks illustrating various cultural groups. They explore the diverse nature of their community. They construct a visual map of their community in the form of a mural using drawing, painting, and collage techniques.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Peace In The World
Students discover ways to live peacefully among the earth. In this cultural diversity lesson, students read Peace In My World by Syeda Mleeha Shah, and discuss the meaning of the story. Students investigate the customs of other cultures.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 8 Views 58 Downloads
Explore Cultural Diversity Through Art
Explore cultural diversity and build tolerance. Learners view art representing various cultures by Canadian painters. (Adapt with images or artists that reflect your demographics.) The class creates a collage or mural depicting cultural diversity.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
North Carolina Cultural Diversity
Summarazation skills are the focus of this interesting lesson on cultural diversity in North Carolina. After viewing a PowerPoint on the steps used to summarize, pupils collect important details from the book, The Writer and compose a summary in their own words about the text.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Where on Earth Are You From?
Students create family trees and discuss cultural differences. In this cultural diversity lesson, students discuss the places their families came from and develop questions for each other.Students show their families path of migration.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
Orville and Wilbur Wong and the Fantastic Flying Machines
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine the role of Chinese immigrants in America. They investigate literature, history and cultures of Chinese-Americans. This ambitious plan takes two weeks to complete, and it brings in elements of science, and history as well as language arts.
5th - 7th Language Arts 14 Views 38 Downloads
European Day of Languages
Young adult or adult English learners complete activities that test reading comprehension, vocabulary and grammar skills, listening and speaking, as well as writing skills. After reading a document on the European Day of Languages, they complete 11 activities, some in small groups.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 18 Views 64 Downloads
What’s your Name?
Youngsters work to build empathy, cultural understanding, and a sense of self as they uncover the story behind their own names. They read the book, The Name Jar, discuss immigration and how it feels to be in a new place. Then, they interview their parents, as to how their names were chosen.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 10 Downloads
We of the Sea: Tribal Native American Stories
A video featuring members of Oregon’s Astoria Native American fishing community launches a study of the oral tradition of poetry, and how traditions are passed down within different cultures. Activities, assessments, extensions and adaptations are included in the richly detailed plan.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 14 Downloads
Cultural Diversity In The Classroom
Students engage in a instructional activity that supports the fact that Asian people are part of the educational culture in schools. The instructional activity includes background information for the teacher. With the completion of the unit students develop a personal identity and its relationship to the culture of Asia.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 12 Views 53 Downloads