Cultural Geography Teacher Resources
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New Review The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational text, comprehension and discussion questions, images, and map activities.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 33 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students describe key events in the life of Gandhi. They determine why knowledge of geography is necessary to understand the history of the people in a place or region. They write a summary of how the events in Gandhi's life, influenced by the physical and cultural geography of India/Pakistan, helped India become independent.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 31 Views 115 Downloads
Rap & Tango
Students compare and contrast rap music with tango music. In this cultural geography lesson, students identify similarities and differences in the musical styles. Students also explore the cultures that produce the 2 musical styles in order to discover their shared roots.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 55 Downloads
Here is a good cross-curricular lesson requiring middle schoolers to read about Egypt and determine main ideas, make connections, check understanding, draw inferences, and ask clarifying questions. It includes activities like an online scavenger hunt, concept mapping, and a learning frame.
6th - 8th Language Arts 30 Views 217 Downloads
The Taste of Latin America
Students create culinary art. In this Latin America lesson, students examine the ties between food and culture, geography, politics, and economy from countries as they research artwork featuring foods. Students design visual art pieces that feature the foods they research.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 56 Downloads
New Review The History of Hindu India
What obstacles did India face during their post-colonial formation after gaining independence? Topics discussed in the lesson include Pakistan's conflict over Kashmir, the Indian Constitution, economic development, and the influence of Hindu ideas today.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Rites of Passage
Prom, Quiceanera, Rumspringa. After reading series of texts about traditions that mark the transition into adulthood in various cultures, class members debate the question, “In the 21st century, should certain rites of passage continue to be practiced?
9th - 10th Language Arts 80 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Geography And The Gulf War
Students develop maps, tables, graphs, charts, and diagrams to depict the geographic implications of current world events, and analyze major human conflicts to determine the role of physical and cultural geographic features in the causes, conflict, and outcomes.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 20 Downloads
The Land of Macondo
Students research the culture, geography, music, myths and legends of the Caribbean coast of Colombia using online tools. They determine how these factors influenced the writing style of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. They design and write a brochure in Spanish that includes a bibliography aimed at increasing tourism to the area.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 5 Downloads
New Review What is Meant by Returning to Fundamental Principles?
What did the Founding Fathers mean by the importance of continually returning to fundamental principles? Your young historians will analyze a series of quotations illustrating the fundamental ideals and principles of the United States Constitution, from liberty, order, and individual rights to rights of the accused and capital punishment.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Cultural Connections: The Tapestry of Life
Young scholars use a variety of media to explore culture as the accumulation of beliefs, learned patterns of behavior, institutions, and values. They examine how to identify, compare, and appreciate the traits of various regions and people groups.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 21 Views 298 Downloads
The Fabric of History
African-American history is an integral part of what America is. Learners examine important events, read informational texts, and create quilts depicting specific eras in African-American history. Each image created for the quilt will be followed by a written explanation of its significance.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 127 Downloads
Personal Learning Plan
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to plan out an academic career.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 223 Views 672 Downloads
Hawaii No Ka Oi!
Aloha! Young travel agents research Hawaii and then create a travel brochure and itinerary for a trip to the Hawaiian islands. Following a given list of criteria, pairs use the Internet to design a trip for a family of four, develop a brochure advertising their tour, and prepare a PowerPoint presentation.
6th - 8th Language Arts 15 Views 19 Downloads
A Matter of Interpretation
Was the fatal crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 cause by mechanical failure or was it an act of sabotage? The crux of the debate and the subsequent controversy centers on translation of an Arabic phrase uttered by the pilot. The New York Times article, “Arabic Speakers Dispute Inquiry’s Interpretation of Pilot’s Words” leads learners into a fascinating study of the power of language and the cultural understanding needed for translation.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 23 Downloads
United States & Canada: How Are We The Same? How Are We Different?
Students compare and contrast similarities and differences between Canada and the US. In this geography instructional activity, students read various articles and identify similarities and differences in economies, cultures, geography, climate, and systems of government between the US and Canada.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 33 Views 104 Downloads