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31 resources with the keyterm cultural studies

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The Diversity of Filipinos in the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
ELLs are introduced to the experiences of Filipino immigrants to the United States. As a class, they discuss the various waves of immigration to the United States and state the reasons why they would leave the Philippines. They compare...
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Korea: An Introduction to the Land of Morning Calm

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the culture of South Korea. In this South Korea lesson plan, students read several Korean folk tales. Students conduct research to create travel brochures that feature South Korea and its culture. Students then perform...
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Flavors Of The World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a simulation/role play. They analyze information about flavors and ingredients that create a unique flavor of a culture. They make recommendations to the executive chef on menu items appropriate for international buffet.
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Exploring Cultural Symbols And National Identity In Japan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study Japanese cultural symbols and how they provide clues to national identity. They utilize the Internet to find information relating to their topics. They create Power Point presentations to share with the class.
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Let's Plan a Trip!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a virtual trip to see other countries and cultures! After learning about different cultures and populations, English learners think about a place they'd like to visit. Small groups or individuals plan a trip to a country of their...
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Rights and Responsibilities: Grass Born to Be Stepped On

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars use the Internet and other resources to research an aspect of history that illustrates rights and responsibilities, including historical events, issues and ideas, and the people involved.
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Many Cultures

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study about several aspects of human culture, specifically those in California. They examine California's agriculture, industry, and economic changes; and cultural changes since 1850.
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Greek Mythology: Cultures and Art

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine literary arts. In this Greek mythology lessons, students read Greek myths and select characters from the myths to study. Students create watercolor illustrations of the characters, write short stories about the...
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Inuit Folktales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read two Inuit folktales and explain how some individuals can survive great loss through a generous gift of life to others. They describe the "generosity of spirit" revealed in demonstrating respect for all life.
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Children Around the World

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars choose and research a country to find interesting information to present to the class. This activity is designed to introduce students to the research process, proper note taking, using the writing process, and using...
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You Can't Stop The Pop

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students reflect on the popular culture of their own country and explore the "Korean Wave" of popular culture in East Asia. They research the popular cultures of various countries around the world and present their findings in an...
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Where Is Japan? How Are We Alike And Different?

For Teachers 1st
First graders use literature, maps, and globes to explain how physical environments in various parts of the world are similar to and different from one's own, and that certain areas have common characteristics and can be called regions.
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Around The World In One Semester!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research a chosen country and do an oral presentation for the class. They then research and present a current event weekly for the remainder of the semester. They gain greater awareness of the world around them.
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Weeping Camel: Common Characteristics of Rituals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify characteristics of traditional and modern rituals found in different cultures. Through reading articles and watching videos of several rituals, students identify some of their characteristics.
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Mapping Your State's Culture

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of culture. They explore interesting aspects of their state's culture, including arts, recreation, folklore, and cultural diversity. They design maps showing some interesting cultural features of their state.
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Armchair Travelers

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students consider how other countries and cultures influence furniture and home furnishings. They create a design plan for a particular room using the influences of a particular country.
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Hungry for History

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine what their diets would be like without the inclusion of staple crops such as corn, wheat and sugar, and discover the value that chocolate had for the Mayan people. They create display boards for a food festival.
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Teacher Lesson Plans: Africa

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore Africa. In this cultural studies lesson, students go on safari, create African masks, or have an African party after they have researched the people, geography, and culture of the continent.
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WOMEN IN ANTHROPOLOGY

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore women (or men if they are underrepresented) who are leaders and achievers in the particular core content curriculum area.  In this Anthropology instructional activity, 12th graders study the women who have...
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Around the World, A Multicultural Unit

For Teachers K - 1st
Students investigate Native American tribes through their stories.  In this cultural lesson, students read stories of the Inuit tribe and discuss the themes, people, and customs.  Students illustrate a picture of the Inuit tribe...
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At Home Around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore homes of the world. In this global studies instructional activity, students read "World Homes," and discuss the article. Students collaborate to complete activity worksheets and research Indonesia, Mongolia, or Cote...
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Let's Go to the Butcher Shop

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine common practices related to buying goods in the target culture and will contrast these behaviors with those exhibited in their own culture. The lesson will focus specifically on buying, storing and consuming meat.
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My Place In Space

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The purpose of this unit is for students to make the rich set of connections between astronomy and the rest of science and technology, language arts, cultural studies (social studies), math, art, and music.
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Stocking Up For The Next Millennium

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Look back on the inventions, concepts, cultural items, and literary contributions of the past one hundred years. Young historians will compose a presentation based on the research they do in favor of one thing that should withstand the...