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
The Fabric of Our World
Students 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
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 CCSS: Designed
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
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
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
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
Who is an Indian?
Students understand that there is a great difference among Indians. In this Indian identity lesson students discover that there are requirements to be in a tribe. Students write a paper listing the process to become a tribe member. Students will also write about the history of and how blood quantums are used.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Lone Dog's Winter Count: Keeping History Alive
What is oral tradition, and what unique tool did the Native Americans of the Northern Great Plains use to help them remember their complex histories? Through pictograph analysis, discussion, research, and an engaging hands-on activity, young historians discover the process the Nakota people used to design their winter counts to chronicle their history.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Heritage and Citizenship: Traditions, Celebrations and Cultural Diversity
Second graders explore the concept of cultural diversity. In this traditions lesson, 2nd graders investigate the cultures of Canada as they discuss traditions within the country. An extension mathematics activity is included.
2nd Social Studies & History
Awareness of Cultural and Faith Traditions
Seventh graders investigate religious traditions. In this cultural diversity lesson, 7th graders conduct family interviews with families other than their own to learn about the heritage of their peers. Students report their findings to their classmates.
7th Social Studies & History
Exploring Relationships through Expectations and Stereotypes
Students consider the existence of stereotypes in their personalities. In this cultural diversity lesson, students examine personal relationships they are part of and respond to questions about those relationships through journal entries. Students discuss their impressions of their relationships.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Symbols as History
Students explore the significance of symbols in cultural traditions. In this cultural diversity instructional activity, students examine Korean symbols as they read and discuss a handout. Students complete activities regarding the meaning of the symbols and create books featuring the symbols.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History
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 English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Gold Rush California and its Diverse Population
Students compare contemporary cultural differences with historical differences based on population percentage. In this cross-curriculum Gold Rush/math lesson, students analyze aspects of California's Gold Rush population and diversity compared to today's data.
5th - 12th Math