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90 resources with the keyterm traditions

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Traditions and Languages of Three Native Cultures: Tlingit, Lakota, and Cherokee

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the connections between tradition and language. They examine the environment, history and culture of the Tlingit, Lakota and Cherokee tribes and identify the importance of maintaining languages for oral traditions.
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Kwanzaa Dancing With Elmo

For Students Pre-K - K
As an introduction to a discussion of Kwanzaa, this fun and colorful video of Elmo dancing to an African beat is the terrific tool!
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Keep Heritage Alive

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Youngsters share ideas about cultural and/or spiritual rituals by participating in a fishbowl discussion, which explores the ways rituals have changed over time. They write reflective essays about their own cultural traditions.
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Contemporary Reflections

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Combine art and writing in a activity about legends. After viewing Inuit art, class members examine their own cultural surroundings in order to write and visually represent a legend. Individuals are invited to take the creative reins...
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How the New Year is Celebrated around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Develop compare and contrast skills while expanding cultural knowledge by looking at how different countries ring in the new year.
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"Wedding Celebrations Around The World"

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders research the cultural implications of wedding celebrations around the world. They study wedding celebrations before creating world map on which they place an appropriately attired wedding couple on the country they studied....
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Harvest Wreath

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research the traditions of harvest celebrations and festivities. They choose one country and explore what fruits and vegetables grow there. Afterward, students paint coffee filters in fall leaf colors and then design paintings...
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Diwali Footprints

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students gather information about the Hindu festival of Diwali. They discuss Diwali traditions in India. Students work in pairs to create Lakshmi's footprint decorations to celebrate the holiday. They are told that Diwali, is the...
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Gullah Activities

For Teachers K
Students study the Gullah culture by watching a video about Gullah, Gullah Island. They discuss the customs and crafts of the people such as basket weaving, food preparation, pottery, and quilt making. While working in centers, they make...
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Cultural Awareness/Sharing Traditions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine and explore cultural traditions that make their own families unique. In groups, they discuss traditions, write about the similarities and differences in the group, and interview other students.
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Sharing Traditions

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars discover the impact of cultural intolerance in their own lives. Using the information from other cultures, they compare and contrast their own to the ones they are unfamiliar with and report their findings to the class....
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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-OGBO : Sharing Life in an African Village

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students read OGBO: Sharing Life in an African Village by Ifcoma Onyefulu. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the study of Nigerian culture. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing, social...
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Rituals/traditions with Gullah religion

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss some of the earliest people who lived in each region in order to comprehend how humans interacted with the environmental conditions at that time. They make connections to present-day regions including...
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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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Origin of the Modern Olympic Games

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers compare and contrast ancient and modern Olympic games. In this study of cultures and writing lesson, students brainstorm examples of "traditions", then view video clips and read articles about the origin of the Olympics....
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International Holidays

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the holidays of different cultures. In this culture instructional activity, 2nd graders knowledge about various holidays. Students play a matching game with the name of the holiday and the description. Students...
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Building Bridges for Young Learners--Culture

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore the concept of "culture." In this cross curriculum literacy and world history lesson plan, students listen to a letter written by a child from Namibia, then compare and contrast life in Africa with their own life....
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Comparing Cultural Holidays

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students discover facts about the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead. In this compare and contrast lesson, students explore Halloween and the Day of the Dead. Students create an alter to memorialize a family member or friend that has...
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Louisiana

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore traditions of Louisiana. In this culture instructional activity, students discuss the traditions, food and culture of Louisiana. Students video themselves singing the state song to share with parents.
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Traditions Around the World

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research a country and compare it with the United States. In this traditions lesson, 5th graders brainstorm and chart their own holiday traditions. Students compare and contrast their countries traditions with American...
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Dia de la Independencia

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students learn about Mexican Independence Day.  In this Hispanic Heritage instructional activity, students learn about holidays in Hispanic countries specifically looking at their days of independence.  Students read information about...
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Comparing Cultural Holidays

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore art that reflects their cultural background. In this writing and research lesson students compare and contrast the Halloween with El Dia de los Muertos. Students study the visual art of these holidays. Then students...
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Thanksgiving Traditions

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Everyone celebrates traditions in different ways. Young writers share the ways their families celebrate Thanksgiving with a journal writing prompt and discussion activity.
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The Harlem Renaissance: Black American Traditions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the time period of the Harlem Renaissance. As a class, they are introduced to five artists and discuss their art and techniques. Using the internet, they also research the philosophers of the time period and how...