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In this set of five lessons, young scholars analyze the important of food traditions, identity, and history. Students analyze how food traditions contribute to family identity, investigate family food traditions through interviews, and compare and contrast the food traditions of different families. In this lesson, young scholars also examine factors that lead to regional food traditions, research the food traditions of different states, and compare and contrast them.
Students participate in a series of activities to explore the types of food Americans eat, how food choices differ in various parts of the country, and how the availability of various foods has changed over time.
Students, in groups, plan and serve a typical German supper. They use basic vocabulary to express their needs and opinions. The groups create PowerPoint presentations, including topics of cultural customs, cultural differences, and menus.
Practice correct table setting procedures and identify acceptable manners and etiquette skills to be used with meal service. Your class will practice table manners and introductions and create a real working atmosphere with customers. There are multiple resources attached, keys, instruction lists and layout PDFs.
An interesting lesson to find more information about the subject of Korean foods and their origins in culture. The topics surrounding mealtime, such as religious traditions and etiquette are researched in order to put together a key note powerpoint presentation.
Introduce your Language students to the culture and 19th century German custom of serving coffee and cake at small parties. They read old cookbooks, sort recipes, prepare foods, compare old German recipes to recipes from home and convert measurements and temperatures.
Tenth graders make a list of social skills that people use everyday. They create a "How-to" video on an assigned etiquette area. Students research assigned etiquette area within groups using a WebQuest provided by the teacher and other reference sources.
Learners examine the cultural nuances of insular countries in southeast Asia. They perform skits demonstrating local customs of the countries examined, including greetings, visiting, business, drinking, and gift giving.
Young elementary students create an expense budget for a meal at a restaurant. They learn the basic communication and etiquette skills needed to successfully go on a field trip to implement the budgets they created.
Explore Chinese culture and customs with your class and allow them time to connect and compare their own experiences with experiences of character a from the short story The All-American Slurp. They create a short presentation on some unique aspect of their culture. Students design a survival guide for a foreign exchange student.
Conduct research on various aspects of American Colonization and explore how different groups were affected, including those involved in the Salem Witch Trials. Your class will read books, write journals, participate in class discussion, make foods, play games and develop class presentations.
Students read books about growing up in Appalachia and discuss the concept of self-sufficiency. They make braided rugs from T-shirts, cornhusck dolls, and log cabins from Lincoln logs. They also write booklets about Appalachia.
Students become familiar with dance steps of colonial dances through pictures.  In this colonial dance step instructional activity, students view photographs in a multimedia presentation and describe the dance steps.
Students in a variety of activities in order to appreciate the culture of Japan. The primary assessments are an art project and a written report. This instructional activity is extremely helpful because it includes the rubric for both projects.
“To succeed, we must first believe that we can.”—Michael Korda. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 10 of 20 continues discussing nutrition focusing on serving size. Americans overeat which leads to many health problems. Understanding serving size and portion control will help youngsters develop better eating habits. After the portion size activity they will practice the kicking skills they have already learned.
Students work in groups to imagine, research and simulate a dinner party involving an author, a fictional character, and a significant historical figure as dinner guests. The activity uses Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and the time period of the 1300s as a model. Students stage the event.
Young scholars explore agriculture by reading a children's book in class. In this Chinese culture lesson plan, students read a chapter from the book The Fastest Pig in the West and identify the importance of rice in China's economy and culture. Young scholars identify the differences between eating rice in Japan, Korea and China while completing a KWL chart.
Students compare eating habits from Japan and America. In this multicultural lesson, students watch videos showing how the people in Japan eat. They practice eating snacks with a fork and with chopsticks. 
Third graders research the Native American nation of Kumeyaay. Scholars use the internet to research past history. Through email, 3rd graders communicate with a Kumeyaay child to discover life on a present day reservation. They create a presentation to share with the class. Learners send a note of thanks to their email pals.
How far in the past do the roots of Jim Crow and segregation extend? Your young historians will closely consider this question using detailed PowerPoint slides as a basis for discussion rather than lecture, and culminating in an activity where class members create an exhibit for a museum on segregation.

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