Thailand Teacher Resources
Find Thailand educational ideas and activities
Showing 1 - 20 of 483 resources
Floating Lotus Leaves
Students 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
Thai Children's Trust: Drop-In Center
Students examine a case history of a street kid in Thailand. In this case history instructional activity students explore the reasons children end up living on the streets. The references in the instructional activity are to The UN Conventions of The Right of a Child.
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
Turmoil in Thailand: The Battle of Bangkok
Tenth graders examine the battle of Bangkok. In this Conflict in Thailand lesson, 10th graders read an article about the causes and effects of the Battle of Bangkok. Students participate in a debate about whether or not to visit the city of Bangkok.
10th Social Studies & History
Spirit House of Thailand
Craft projects are fun ways to incorporate art into any lesson. Upper-elementary students learn about a religious practice common to Thailand, where spirit houses are made for the deity Phra Phum. Learners use the included templates to create spirit houses to bring luck and prosperity to the classroom.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
An Introduction To Southeast Asia Today
Students investigate the region of Southeast Asia. They research the history, geography, and spread of ethnicity throughout the region. The various lessons consist of class discussion and group work to find common themes shared in Southeast Asia to understand the diversity of people, resources, and development of different people groups.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The cultivation of rice around the world is the focus of this interesting agriculture and social studies lesson. Learners discover the places in the US and around the world where rice is grown. The lesson has many engaging activities in it, including a rice craft brochure which they decorate using rice and other seeds.
2nd - 4th Science
Royal Proclamation on Education: King Chulalongkorn of Siam
How much did the King of Siam value education? Why did he believe haste was important? How do his views compare with modern views of education? These are the questions your class will answer after reading an excerpt from the "Royal Proclamation on Education" as set down from King Chulaulongkorn of Siam.
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Group Discussion: Accessing Books Around the World
Continue work with an informational text by following the procedures detailed here. The plan, part of a series, focuses on My Librarian is a Camel. Class members complete text-dependent questions and then prepare for and participate in a jigsaw-style discussion.
Pre-K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Fifth graders explore cultural rituals. In this cultural rituals lesson plan, 5th graders discover different cultures way of celebrating rice. Students gain information about festivals in the US, Indonesia, Thailand, and Japan. Students create calendars listing the dates of different rice festivals around the world.
5th Social Studies & History
Children's Values and Aspirations
Discuss the lives of the children of East Asia using this resource. Learners read an article about children's values, aspirations, and expectations in East Asia. Students match ten vocabulary words to their correct definition and write a report.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Mekong River
Junior geographers explore the region through which the Mekong flows, its pathway, the landscape, how people depend on the Mekong, and future uncertainties. They apply the five themes of geography to examine the region. They create a detailed map, globe, or model of the area and explain why people have settled where they did.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Mystery, Myth, and Wonder: The White Elephant
High schoolers examine the role of the elephant in the culture of Thailand through many different class activities based on a PBS program "The White Elephants of Thailand with Meg Ryan". Students also look at the impact of technology on society with respect to animal rights, human rights, and the environment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History