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92 resources with the concept cultural traditions

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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Dark Water

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
As part of their study of the history of the Channel Islands, class members watch Dark Water, a documentary about a traditional Chumash ceremony. The documentary launches a series of lessons about this tribal nation that inhabited the...
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Christmas Around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Christmas is celebrated in many different parts of the world. What better way to explore these celebrations than with a collection with allows for the learning of new languages, opportunities for research and presentation of knowledge,...
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The Value of Ancient Traditions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine having to give up cell phones, computers, and TV? What would be lost? What gained? An examination of the Drokpa, a nomadic people who live in the grasslands of Tibet, provides class members an opportunity to consider how access...
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Indigenous Language Revitalization in California

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewA film showcases a Native American woman and her hard work to create a dictionary detailing her tribe's language. While viewing, scholars reflect upon and discuss the importance of language and sustaining cultural identity. 
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Sioux Chef Sean Sherman: A Rebirth of Native American Cuisine

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewMany families have special dishes they serve during holiday celebrations and get-togethers. Many of these recipes have been handed down from generation to generation and often come with stories. Introduce your middle schoolers to the...
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The Cultural Significance of Naming

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewThe Navajo would disagree with Shakespeare that the naming of things is irrelevant. Navajo people have to earn their names. Middle schoolers learn about the cultural significance of Navajo names in a lesson that uses a video and reading...
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The Value of Sports: Unifying a Community

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewThe Global Oneness Project presents a lesson about the power of sport to bring a community together. After watching the documentary film, I am Yup'ik, class members use the provided discussion questions to reflect on the importance of...
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Cultural Heritage: Recording a Native Language Dictionary

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewHow do you rebuild a language that has been banned for years? A short video introduces high schoolers to Marie Wilcox, A Wukchumni Native American from Central California who, for over 20 years, worked on comprising a dictionary of the...
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Comparing Cultural Holidays

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A lesson examines the holidays, Día de los Muertos and Halloween. After an exciting clip from the movie Coco, class members review vocabulary and discuss what they know about Halloween. The conversation leads into the history of Día de...
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Jamaican Song, Dance, and Play: Experiences with Jamaican Musical Traditions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young musicians experience song, dance, and play of the Jamaican culture. Scholars listen for and recreate beats, they play tunes, make up original dances, and play a game that challenges pupils to pass stones to a specific beat.
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Narrating a Family Tradition

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
After examining a piece of art, scholars discuss what they see, paying close attention to details and space. A read-aloud introduces the topic of family traditions. Pupils interview their family members about a tradition in preparation...
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Celebrate Your Culture

For Teachers 3rd
After a class discussion about celebrations and customs, class members draw pictures depicting special events from their family cultures. Next, they draw pictures of an event from a different culture and share their work with classmates.
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Family Traditions

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Honor family traditions with a lesson that examines the variety of winter celebrations. Class members discuss their family's traditions then complete a cut-and-paste practice page in which they match a picture to the name of a holiday....
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Chapter 1: Circle of Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Volition, or will-power, is the focus of a lesson that brings forth the Native symbol, the Circle of Life, to instill the importance of responsible decision-making. Scholars take part in six activities that empower them to reflect on...
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How to Celebrate Kwanzaa on Your Campus

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
An article details everything you need to know about celebrating Kwanzaa at your school. An opening-day ceremony starts the seven-day holiday celebration followed a daily routine that includes a greeting, candle lighting, reciting an...
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Explore the Seven Principles

For Teachers K - 12th
A lesson shines a spotlight on what makes Kwanzaa special by taking a close look at its seven principles. Gift ideas encourage scholars to make and give one to their family members. Class members celebrate heroes and role models of...
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Native American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Watch a quick video to discover why November is Native American Heritage Month. Engaging graphics and eye-catching sound effects detail facts from the origins of the holiday to how we celebrate during the month presently. 
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The Iroquois

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
During the early 1500s, parts of modern-day New York were inhabited by Eastern Woodland Native Americans. To learn about the daily life, value, and traditions of these tribes, fourth graders research the Iroquois.  Groups select projects...
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Diversity Quilt: A Lesson on Culture

For Teachers 10th - 11th
After brainstorming the various aspects of cultural identity, class members interview each other, examine video clips, and read stories to discover how these aspects reveal one's cultural identity. Individuals then craft a quilt square...
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The Fascinating History of Cemeteries

For Students 9th - 12th
An irreverently illustrated video history of how human societies have honored their dead is both suitable and thought-provoking for high schoolers in the frame of mind to step back from the sadness of death. Scholars...
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Holidays Around the World

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Celebrate traditions and cultures around the world with a set of worksheets and printables. Fourth and fifth graders can create booklets or simply participate in individual studies of specific holidays in different countries. From lined...
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Dia de los Muertos: Honoring our Ancestors Through Community Celebration

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Oral storytelling has been an important part of every culture. The time-honored practice uses stories as a conduit for a culture's values and customs from one generation to the next. Keep the tradition going with a family interview...
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Using Psychological Perspectives to Answer Questions on Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Perspective is everything when it comes to assessing human behavior. Class members examine a series of statements and identify the perspective represented by each to demonstrate their understanding of different psychological perspectives.
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Australian Christmas

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Where is Australia? How is an Australian Christmas from other Christmases around the world? Learners participate in a mini-research project where they discover what an Australian Christmas is like.