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22 resources with the concept folk life

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Geography, Ecology, and Folklife

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify how do geography and ecology influence a region's folklife. Then they investigate this question and consider how an outsider might view their own region in this lesson. Students also identify how the natural world, even...
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Sense of Place

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners identify the major folk regions of Louisiana and the relationship between folklife, geography, and ecology. They give deeper thought to what makes their own community unique, what their sense of place actually is. Students...
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Grown-ups at Play

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students realize that adults entertain themselves at work and in their private lives and that much of adult play, like children's play, is part of adults' folklife and that they play in various folk groups. They consider the elite,...
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Folklife Around the Year and Around the State

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Research how seasonal changes in Louisiana affect learners' lives and the folklife of their communities and the state. They investigate differences in the seasonal round in the regions of Louisiana, including celebrations, festivals,...
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Understanding Folklife and Folklore

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Student examine the basic characteristics of folklore. In this folklore lesson, students complete activities to identify two kinds of folk, folk groups, and folklife. Students list daily activities in their home, identify folk groups...
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Folk Groups and Community Folklife

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars explore folk groups and traditions in their local community. In this folklife lesson plan, students list the folk groups they belong to and its traditions. Young scholars write about their favorite tradition and may...
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Everyday Learning Worksheet- Folklife

For Students 7th - 8th
In this folklife worksheet, students discover they may know more about folklife than originally assumed as they complete sentences that include some type of folk tradition.
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Writing About an Interview Worksheet

For Students 8th - 9th
In this writing about an interview learning exercise, students process the information they gathered during their folklife interviews and respond to three questions that help them to understand how they were affected by the interview.
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Seasonal Events Web Quest

For Students 6th - 8th
In this seasonal round worksheet, students access the 10 webpages listed and read about holidays and important dates and record how seasonal changes and regional differences affect our work, recreation, foodways, beliefs, customs, and...
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Letter From a Folklorist

For Students 7th - 8th
In this letter from a folklorist learning exercise, students read a letter from a folklorist to discover more about this career. The letter describes the importance of this field and aspects of the job.
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Things I've Learned About Folklife

For Students 7th - 8th
In this learning about folklife worksheet, students fill in a chart about the things they learned about folklife, folk groups, and folk genres.
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Interview Checklist

For Students 8th - 9th
In this folklife interview checklist worksheet, learners check themselves for all the components to achieve success on their folklife interview. They check for before, during, and after components.
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Occupational Glossary Worksheet

For Students 7th - 8th
In this occupational glossary worksheet, students define some terms and gestures they learned after observing and researching the folklife of an occupational group.
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Student Post-Interview Review Questions

For Students 8th - 9th
For this post-interview worksheet, learners assess the content of the material they gathered during the folklife interview in order to continue with the project.
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That's a Good Questions Worksheet: Interview Questions

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this question worksheet, students generate several questions they would use to interview their music career mentor before the actual interview.
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Louisiana Folklife Bingo

For Students 8th - 9th
In this Louisiana folklife bingo worksheet, students have the game board to master their practice of knowledge about Louisiana folklife.
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Louisiana Folklife Bingo (New Orleans)

For Students 8th - 9th
In this New Orleans, Louisiana folklife bingo worksheet, students have another game board to test their knowledge in a fun yet educational way on folklife in New Orleans.
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Louisiana Folklife Bingo (North Louisiana)

For Students 8th - 9th
In this Louisiana folklife bingo worksheet, students test their knowledge on a game board that displays information on Louisiana folklife.
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Types of Folklife Worksheet

For Students 7th - 8th
In this types of folklife worksheet, learners define the varying types of folklife, their motifs, and any variants. Students are challenged by the cultural processes they must categorize.
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Online Scavenger Hunt

For Students 7th - 8th
In this online scavenger hunt worksheet, students look for Louisiana folklife traditions on the Web. They must be prepared to describe their findings and tell where they found them.
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Word Quilt Worksheet

For Students 7th - 8th
In this word quilt worksheet, students use the word quilt template (available separately) to create a word quilt after discussing and recording what folklife means to them. Students work in groups of four.
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Listening Logs Rubric

For Students 7th - 8th
In this listening log rubric worksheet, students are assessed on their understanding of and presentation on musical landscapes through several categories: Locating and Collecting, Listening and Responding, Analyzing and Interpreting,...