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155 resources with the concept american culture

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Spanish/American Comparison

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students compare Spanish and American cultures. In this global studies lesson, students review what they have learned in a Spanish culture unit by writing compare and contrast essays about Spanish and American cultural aspects.
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Symbols of America

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders choose an American symbol and write a poem about it. In this American symbols lesson plan, 3rd graders view and discuss the purpose of some American symbols and then write at least 5 lines in a poem about it.
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American Symbol Sort

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine American symbols. In this symbols lesson, 4th graders identify the American symbols in the pictures they access from the Library of Congress.
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Zoom In: Manifest Destiny

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders observe slides and discuss manifest destiny where obtaining land was and still is an important part of American culture. In this manifest destiny lesson plan, 6th graders answer short answer questions about manifest destiny.
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Arlington Poster Project

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss American symbols. In this American history lesson, 1st graders write what it means to be an American.
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Everything American

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders complete an American slideshow. In this American culture lesson, 8th graders take digital photographs of things they believe contribute to American culture. They create a slideshow showing these photographs.
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Symbols: A Reaction to Their Power

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the concept of symbolism. In this social studies lesson, students examine primary and secondary sources regarding the use of symbols in the past and the impact of symbols in today's culture.
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What is the Nature of Violence?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the implications of violence in American culture. In this sociology lesson, students analyze the meaning of violence as they define violence and participate in a classroom debate.
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A New Society Project

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the social and political movements of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. For this American history lesson, 9th graders work in groups to form their own society and laws. Students make a diagram of their town and...
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Between the Rivers

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders compare and contrast historical American cultures.  In this American history lesson plan, 2nd graders participate in reading, writing, oral, and hands on activities. Students discuss the similarities and differences...
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American Heritage Themes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore American freedom, unity, progress, and responsibility. In this American history lesson, students discuss what it means to be an American as they reflect on contributions of noteworthy Americans and write a composition...
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American Symbols

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the symbols of the United States. In this U.S. history lesson, students create an American flag puzzle and research facts on the flag. Students view a Powerpoint presentation on other symbols of America.
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The American Flag

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the American flag and its importance. For this American flag lesson, 3rd graders practice the Pledge of Allegiance, discuss and learn the meaning of the American flag stripes, stars, and colors, and sing 'America the...
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American Culture: Will/Going To

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this American Culture activity, students choose the correct form of either "will" or "going to" in order to answer questions commonly used in American culture.
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American Society Since 1970 (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history activity, students answer 13 multiple choice questions regarding 1970's American society. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Symbols of the United States Alphabetical Order

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this American symbols instructional activity, students read 16 vocabulary words that pertain to the United States. Students alphabetize the words.
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Symbols of the United States Alphabetical Order Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this online interactive United States symbols worksheet, students examine 10 words and names and then write them in alphabetical order on the lines provided. This worksheet may also be printed for classroom use.
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Symbols of America: The Great Seal

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this American symbols activity, students discuss American symbols and The Great Seal of the United States. Students then color the seal.
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American Culture (will/going to)

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
In this grammar worksheet, students answer 8 American Culture questions. They should include either "will" or "going to" in their answers.
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Decorated Writing Paper-- American Symbols

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this writing template, students use the decorated writing paper for any story or report writing task. The paper is decorated with a border depicting American symbols. The paper is lined for upper elementary age students.
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The Poet's Message-"The Colored Soldier" by Langston Hughes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze the poem, "The Colored Soldier" by Langston Hughes to gain a greater experience of how poets use language to create meaning, influence thinking and thus become pioneers of change in American society. They work on...
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Let's Travel

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders work in groups to research various locations across the United States. They present their findings to the class, participate in a travel fair, make phone calls to tourist agencies and write letters to state tourism...
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Lesson 9- Billy Wilder: Film Noir Inventor and Genius

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils study what influenced and inspired Billy Wilder while determining the plot, characters, and historical context of the film Double Indemnity. They investigate the stereotypes of Film Noir and how it shows the media messages of the...
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Soap Operas

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine American culture through research on various soap opera websites. They access a soap opera website, participate in a chat group, evaluate the contents of the website, and write a summary of a character and plot.