Cultural Geography Teacher Resources
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Love a Culture:Dance to Its Music!
Students explore traditional dances. In this multicultural humanities lesson, students investigate a specific country, examining its history, geography, climate, government, economics and arts. Students draw inferences about the vital role that dance played in their identified country and compare and contrast their findings with other countries researched.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 20 Views 126 Downloads
East Asia Country Project
Get your young historians thinking about East Asian culture and history during this partner research project, in which they analyze a variety of East Asian aspects to prepare for a presentation. After an initial "what do we already know" discussion, partners are assigned a country in the region and given a handout to guide their research (included).
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 70 Downloads
The Holy Land
Explore the culture, geography, and religion of Ethiopia. Learners complete a viewing guide while watching a film on Ethiopia as the first Christian country in Africa. Additionally, they create group presentations and write paragraphs discussing the significance of Ethiopia.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 7 Views 28 Downloads
Our Journey Begins Close to Home - The Americas
Young scholars investigate the history and culture of selected countries in North and South America. They explain how the cultural traditions in these countries affected the development of nonprofit organizations and stewardship. They describe and locate nations in North and South America, their cultures and communities.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 8 Downloads
Exploring Canadian Cities - a Day To Remember
Students research information on the geographical features, climate, and cultural activities of a Canadian city. They plan a day in the city with a schedule of activities. They synthesize information and create a large poster about the city, discuss how the geographic location of a city influences its activities and culture, and present the poster and schedule of activities to the class.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Out of Site
Students study the traffic issues that affect daily life in Egypt, and consider what that implies about the country and its people, by reading The New York Times Cairo Journal. They write descriptive pieces about places they have visited by examining them through the lens of one aspect of general life.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Africa: The Great Southland
Middle schoolers explore the concept of philanthropy. For this service learning lesson, students examine the 5 themes of geography regarding African nations. Middle schoolers compare and contrast the development of philanthropy and stewardship in the African nations studied.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 6 Downloads
Walk in My Shoes
Students discover how culture, geography and history affect how someone views an area of the world. They role play the role of a Palestinian, Jew or Briton and examine how they felt about Israel during its formation. To end the lesson, they discover how people feel about the area today and how and if it has changed over time.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 26 Downloads
FROM STUDENT TO GLOBAL CITIZEN
Students develop an awareness of citizenship and how it's defined globally. They explore the cultural diversity of different types of communities around the world. In addition, they assess the rights and responsibilities that are associated with global citizenship and global concerns.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 57 Downloads
"Wedding Celebrations Around The World"
Ninth graders research the cultural implications of wedding celebrations around the world. They study wedding celebrations before creating world map on which they place an appropriately attired wedding couple on the country they studied. From their research they design a cultural wedding celebration that begins with pre-parties and continues through the wedding and reception as cultural appropriate.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Floating Lotus Leaves
Learners gather information about Thailand's culture, geography, and history, describe origins and traditions of Loy Krathong, a widely observed Thai holiday, and create traditional Thai craft similar to lotus blossom rafts used to celebrate Loy Krathong.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 8 Downloads
Learning English in China
Young scholars investigate economic growth in China. In this current events lesson, students review a news report about the 2008 Summer Olympics in China and the push for young people in China to learn the English language. An activity worksheet is included with the lesson.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
Hawaii No Ka Oi!
Students discover the beautiful state of Hawaii by creating travel documents. In this U.S. Geography lesson, students utilize the Internet to research Hawaii and design a travel brochure. Students create a sample budget for a Hawaiian vacation.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads
Jackie Steals Home
Learners read articles relating to Jackie Robinson's breaking of the racial barrier in professional baseball. This leads to a deeper exploration of racism in the United States. They use a variety of worksheets imbedded in this plan to study this era.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Photographer, the Artist, and Yellowstone Park
Students recognize the impact photographer William Henry Jackson and artist Thomas Moran had on the creation of Yellowstone National Park. They write an essay describing how Jackson and Moran contributed to the creation of the American West.
8th - 12th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads