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54 resources with the keyterm tradition

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My Name is Asher Lev: The Problematic Situation Strategy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Chiam Potok's story about the tension between tradition and individualism, between religion and art, is the focus of a pre-reading strategy designed to help readers relate to Asher's desire to draw. Individuals identify a special talent...
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Here's My Family

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Family traditions help to instill personal values, social norms, and the warmest of childhood memories. Elementary and secondary learners share their favorite family traditions with a fun diorama project. Using modeling clay, they create...
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Lao Design: Lotus Flower Constructions

For Teachers K - 4th
Learners create lotus flowers in 3-D designs applying Lao art techniques. Following a teacher demonstration, they assemble their own lotus flower candleholders and the teacher arranges a group flotation in a body of water. Students...
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Shirley Jackson, The Lottery

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Tradition, the importance of rituals, and clearly defined roles for men and women as factors that provide unity in a community come under scrutiny with a reading of Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery." After a whole-class discussion of...
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Pillars of Islam

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students comprehend the structure of Islam. They desgin and fabricate a visual expression of their knowledge. Students identify the Five Pillars of Islam. They are told that the Five Pillars of Islam provide a framework for Muslims...
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Gingerbread House

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students study the history of ginger and its uses. They discuss traditions of building gingerbread houses in Germany, England, and the United States. Using modeling material, students create their own gingerbread houses. Gingerbread...
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Like Water for Chocolate: Family Tradition

For Students 9th - 12th
Engage young writers in family tradition with this writing assignment for Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel. Using sensory details, learners write a narrative about a family tradition involving food. Scholars also talk with...
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Rice Is All Around Us!

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students grasp the complexity and similarities of traditional foods in various countries and cultures. Then they compare and contrast family food traditions with their classmates. Students also create a decorated box to store recipes...
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Peace Corps Challenge Game- Food from Other Countries

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine traditional foods from other cultures.  In this Peace Corps Challenge game, students research food preferences and delicacies in other countries and compare to the traditional American cuisine. Students create a menu of...
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Stories! Imagination! Joy!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Rekindle the art of storytelling through imagination and oral tradition.
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Storytelling: Using the arts to enrich the curriculum

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine storytelling in a cross curricular unit. Language arts, social studies, science and math are all incorporated in this project as well as technology through the use of Hyperstudio.
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Celebrando Quinceanera

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your class to a common coming of age ritual: the Quinceañera. Bright and colorful, the presentation includes information on general and specific aspects of the tradition, as well as many images. Show this in your social studies...
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Harvest Food Garland

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars explore the celebration and traditions of various harvest celebrations such as Thanksgiving, Sukkot, and Kwanzaa. They design paper harvest decorations such as fruits, vegetables and wildflowers. Using these drawings,...
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Behind The Masks: Exploring Culture And Self Through Art and Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the history, traditions and culture of various countries. Using the internet and other sources, they explore artifacts, write poetry and create cultural masks. As a class, students compare created masks and share...
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Cities and Countries

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Part of studying Spanish is learning about the customs, food, and traditions of other countries. Use the links provided (and some of your own) to study Venezuela, Uruguay, Guatemala, and Peru. Elementary learners will get a glimpse of...
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Folklore in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers define folklore, folk groups, tradition, and oral narrative, identify traditional elements in Their Eyes Were Watching God, and analyze and explain the role of traditional folkways and folk speech in the overall literary...
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Wrap It Up for Chanukah!

For Teachers K - 6th
Prepare gifts for the eight nights of Hanukkah with a fun and artistic lesson. Learners use various materials to make an array of unique gifts, including splatter paintings, decorated flowerpots, and stained glass designed with crayons.
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Christmas Around the World

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore Christmas celebrations in different countries. They create presentations giving information about Christmas celebrations in different countries. They compare and contrast traditional Christmas celebrations around the world.
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Haiku Poems

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study haiku poems. In this poetry lesson, 8th graders write two haikus containing the standard 5-7-5 syllables content about things they enjoy within nature.
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My Favorite Holiday

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners create a My Favorite Holiday Calendar Page. They recall the months of the year and identify the various components of a calendar. Students also apply their learning about holiday customs to consider their own favorite holiday...
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Birth and Early Childhood

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read and compare creation stories of different cultures around the world. They identify and define the concept of the cycle of life and collect and analyze birth and childhood folk beliefs and stories in their families...
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Modern Japan Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research modern Japanese culture, society and traditions, examine relationship between Japanese culture and its environment, compare and contrast Japanese Society with Canadian Society, compare lives of people in Japan with...
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Aesthetics and Affect in Music from Around the World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore traditional music of different societies around the world by listening to number of different musical recordings, discuss how music makes them feel, examine how music is central to cultural traditions, and compose short...
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Ashanti Dolls

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This lesson focuses on the African culture and tradition through creation of African dolls called: "Ashanti dolls". While creating the dolls, the students learn about the Ashanti culture. More specifically, how the doll represents a...