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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 25 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Gender Roles in Jewish and Muslim Cultures
Gender roles and religious practices can be a very interesting and complex subject to teach. Luckily, you have found an excellent resource that includes links, vocabulary, and a great set of activities. Learners will discuss cultural convergence and divergence and then dive into research to find information on the gender roles of women in Jewish and Muslim communities.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 66 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Introduction to World of Geography Test
Assess your learners on the five themes of geography and the most important key terms and concepts from an introductory geography unit. Here you'll find an assessment with 15 fill-in-the-blank and 14 multiple-choice questions, sections for labeling a globe and map projects, and two final essay questions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 147 Views 111 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 17 Views 294 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 9 Views 44 Downloads
Comparative Religion Investigation: What Happens When We Die?
Different cultures and religions explain death and the afterlife in different ways. Upper graders explore and research how the major religions explain death differently. They explore and discuss their own beliefs and how personal ideologies effect how a person behaves or interacts with their community.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 140 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Twice Upon a Time: Multi-cultural Cinderella
Third graders read and compare and contrast various Cinderells stories from different cultures around the world. For this Cinderella lesson, 3rd graders learn that plot element can seem different but serve the same purpose. Students gain inight into how different culture's are unique.
3rd Language Arts 31 Views 169 Downloads
Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest lactose.
8th - 12th Science 11 Views 9 Downloads
Ancient Cultures News Broadcast
How does geography influence daily life? Guided by this essential question, class groups select and then research an ancient culture, and develop a news broadcast about the geographical setting and its impact on the culture. Teams select images, create a storyboard, and then film their presentation.
7th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 24 Views 105 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria
Learners determine their own perspective on women's empowerment then compare it to how it is seen in Syria. They watch a four documentary clips, discuss what they've seen, then answer two short essay questions. Excellent resource links and good extension activities make this a worthwhile lesson.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 68 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Patti Smith: Dream of Life
How do artists affect and how are artists affected by the time periods in which they live? Learners examine the life and work of controversial and influential cultural artist Patti Smith as they seek answers to this essential question. Groups research her associates, the social and cultural events of the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s in which she participated, her poems, songs, and photographs.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Pre-Columbian Cultures in the Americas
Native American studies is fun, educational, and highly motivating. Fifth graders will gain a deeper understanding of the six major pre-Columbian culture areas on the North American continent. They will choose one group and conduct research, collect data on food, clothing, climate, and region.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 21 Views 45 Downloads
Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria
What defines a woman as empowered, and how does this definition compare to the ideas and actions of a group of Muslim women in Syria? After watching a series of video clips from a documentary film about a school for girls in Damascus, learners will discuss gender roles in Syria and how religion can have a profound effect on culture and politics.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 10 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson: A Collage of Cultures
The blanket being analyzed here seems simple and plain, but it reflects the culture and geography of the people who made it. Learners critically examine the influence geography and culture had on the creation of the blanket and on themselves.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 25 Views 101 Downloads
Solar Heating in the Himalayas
A fascinating lesson plan on how solar power is utilized by people who live in the Himalayas is here for you. In it, learners perform a case study which will help them understand that solar energy is a renewable resource, that geography affects the distribution of solar energy, and that sunlight is a underused source of energy.
6th - 8th Science 12 Views 30 Downloads
New Review Five Themes of Geography Definitions
Here is a very well-organized handout on the five themes of geography (location, place, region, movement, and human-environment interaction), which includes definitions and questions to consider for each theme.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 81 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 23 Views 210 Downloads