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Cultural Geography Teacher Resources
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Your advanced class will paint a picture of a particular weather condition. In this painting lesson students describe elements of art in pieces of artwork. They analyze the weather and seasons in the artwork. The students use paper, watercolors, and salt to create a piece of art depicting a specific type of weather or season.
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.
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. Web links, handout links, and film links are all included.
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.
Students explore African American migration. In this black culture and history lesson, students use a map to identify northern and southern states in which African Americans lived in the 1900s. Students observe and describe objects and events depicted in photographs and paintings of rural and urban homes of African Americans during this time period. Students draw a picture of one aspect of the Great Migration, and students' pictures are attached to create a mural.