Cultural Geography Teacher Resources
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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 27 Views 114 Downloads
Rap & Tango
Students compare and contrast rap music with tango music. In this cultural geography instructional activity, 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 9 Views 44 Downloads
Geography And The Gulf War
High schoolers 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 4 Views 17 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 16 Views 203 Downloads
The Land of Macondo
Young scholars 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 3 Views 5 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 lesson, 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 18 Views 97 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 4 Views 55 Downloads
Look up, Look Way Up" Exploring Canada's Friendly Giant - The NWT
Students develop an awareness of the culture, geography, wildlife, languages, and government of the NWT. They develop an understanding and appreciation of the uniqueness of Canada's Western Arctic.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica
Students use information from the Australian Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs Web site to explore multiculturalism and immigration in Australia. They create graphs and charts from immigration data.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 14 Views 45 Downloads
The Cultural Geography of East Asia
Students use information from the Asia Society's AskAsia Web site to explore the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea. They answer four questions and then use what they have learned to write a letter of introduction to a Japanese exchange student.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
The Cultural Geography of Africa South of the Sahara "Kente Cloth"
Students read several articles about West African strip weaving of Kente cloth. They explore the cultural context in which strip weaving occurs. They answer four comprehension questions and compose a magazine article about strip weaving.
8th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Globe Skills Lesson 1 Some Early American Cultures
Students apply their knowledge of geography. For this geography skills lesson, students read brief selections regarding early Americans. Students respond to the questions included in the self-guided map skills lesson.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 51 Downloads