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74 resources with the keyterm heritage

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A Cultural Portrait

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore heritage and identity through an examination of art and a related project. The featured art, related to the African diaspora, includes several types of art created by different artists. Pupils consider their own backgrounds and...
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A Unity Wall Drawing

For Teachers K - 3rd
Build class community with an art project. Learners first examine and discuss works of art. They then contribute to a class mural by tracing their hands and decorating them in relation to their own cultures. The final mural incorporates...
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Explore your Culture through Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore the cultural heritage through of your class through reading, writing, and speaking exercises. They create illustrated mini-books that express their unique cultural and personal experiences. They share their stores with the class...
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American Heritage Themes

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Pupils define freedom, unity, progress, and responsibility in relation to American Heritage. They explore the origin of how American Heritage was developed and ways in which they can continue it today.  They also determine ways they can...
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Pilgrim Heritage and Ancestory

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Pupils explore immigrants and immigration to the United States. They define and explain their definition of the term pilgrim. Students evaluate the goals of their ancestors as they arrived in America. Pupils research and design a doll...
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Social Studies and Reading Integration

For Students 5th - 6th
Kids take a quiz on the concepts that define community and culture. They answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding family traditions, immigration, Hispanic culture, and community. 
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My Friend's Heritage Quilt

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students brainstorm a list of stories or items that make them proud of their heritage. Individually, they create their own quilt square design which uses a border and markers. To end the lesson plan, they sew the squares together and...
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Celebrate Your Culture

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders share some special occasions/events observed by their families/neighborhoods, and special activities/traditions connected with the event. They identify their own culture's customs and those of others.
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American Heritage Themes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils discuss the meaning of freedom, unity, progress, and responsibility. In groups, they create illustrations, write paragraphs and use quotations to define vocabulary words. They also read given essays and assigned web pages to...
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Family Tree Community Project

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders answer questions such as: Where does my family come from? What was it like for my ancestors to grow up as America developed? What differences in society were present then? What was similar to today? students conduct...
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CULTURES OF OUR NATION

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore their own culture and the culture of their classmates.
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Discovering Me

For Teachers 9th
Read selections from recommended autobiographies, poetry and short stories. Interview family members to collect material useful for constructing a family tree or other types of family history.
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The Story of My Name

For Teachers 5th
What is in a name? Engage your fifth graders in this lesson to find out. They will research their name using the Internet then create a poster depicting their personal characteristics. This would be a perfect "getting to know you"...
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Food Contributions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders make an alphabet book. For this food contributions lesson students identify foods first harvested by indigenous people. Students use the different foods that are still eaten today that were first harvested by indigenous...
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Quilting

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders make a quilt. In this cultural diversity lesson, 2nd graders review their knowledge of the Metis people. Students work in groups to create a class quilt that illustrates the lives of these people. Quilt themes include...
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Life in a Box: Incas

For Teachers K - 4th
Students investigate the impact of the Inca culture by examining our current society.  In this heritage instructional activity, students identify the Inca people, when they lived and where they were located.  Students view photographs...
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Haiku Poems

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study haiku poems. In this poetry activity, 8th graders write two haikus containing the standard 5-7-5 syllables content about things they enjoy within nature.
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Art of Mask Making

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students make an African mask.  In this culture and heritage lesson, students view samples of African masks and learn about the importance of these masks.  Students visit the African Art Museum website to view the styles of mask making. ...
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Explore your Culture through Storytelling Lesson Plan 9-12

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students identify elements of their cultural heritage and write a poem that includes the cultural details.  In this personal culture lesson, students list specific personal details and write an original poem that includes the details. ...
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Discovering Your Heritage

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners interview a family member about their heritage. They listen to and record part of their family's oral history. Students also create and label a family tree going back a minimum of two generations and compare and contrast...
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Tall Tales and Urban Legends

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify and interpret what tall tales, urban legends, and cyberlore are and to find them in their own lives. They practice telling and listening to these types of tales and explore why people tell them. Students also identify...
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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify what Tchaikovsky's personality was like and what kind of school he attended first. Then they identify and research what was happening in Russian politics during his lifetime. Students also identify who the composer was...
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We Are History: Family Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine their own family heritage and share family stories with the class. They differentiate between primary and secondary sources, and bring in and write about three artifacts from their family. They conduct an interview...
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The Heritage of Puerto Rico and Cuba

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine the influences of the Hispanic culture in the United States. In groups, they read about the life of a slave in Cuba and identify the misconceptions are discussed. As a class, they define racism, read an essay and...