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Learners use maps to locate the countries of Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. In groups, they compare and contrast the three countries in regard to their culture, morals and values. They read various examples of folktales and write their own response to it using new vocabulary.
Students explore band literature and take place in a group performance. In this band literacy lesson, students learn how to create, analyze, explain, and perform the components of music by reviewing clips and music from the movie Jurassic Park or Pirates of the Caribbean and then playing that music in a group concert.
Students analyze the elements of a legend through reading Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle. In this language arts and social studies cross curricular lesson students explore Irving's background, the Catskill Mountains and time period the story was written in. They use graphic organizers to show the literary elements of the story and explore the connection between Rip Van Winkle and North Carolina.
Students investigate the many forms of Haitian art. They compare the art of some different cultures, religions, countries, and philosophies. Students also read the biography of an artist to build context for a particular piece of artwork. Then they write reflectively about the artwork and the artist.
Students examine the type of language they use on the street in the city. In groups, they brainstorm ideas about a topic they decide on from a cluster of words. Using those ideas, they organize them into a written paper using proper grammar and sentence structures. They identify the street language in their sentences and identify their meaning to end the lesson.
The Salem Witch Trials provide a perfect opportunity to connect English language arts and US history classes. Here's a resource that provides a wealth of essential questions, activities, and materials. Class groups assume the role of cold case investigators, develop a theory as to the cause of the witch hysteria, and then use concepts of American democracy to defend one of the victims. The richly detailed plan deserves a place in your curriculum library.