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45 resources with the keyterm cultural traditions

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These Are A Few of My Favorite and Not So Favorite Things

For Teachers K
Students identify likes and dislikes at home and school. Then they identify the relationship between training and the world of work. Students also discover and evaluate patterns and relationships in information, ideas and structures....
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International Folklore

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Folklore is composed of stories that convey cultural heritage and traditions. Many types of tales are listed as well as what they portray in various contexts and situations. Give your learners a brief description or definition of...
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Unit on Culture and Globalization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of cultural globalization. In this global issues lesson, students read and discuss the linked Web articles about world cultural issues and the dominance of the American market. 
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Awareness of Cultural and Faith Traditions

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate religious traditions. In this cultural diversity instructional activity, 7th graders conduct family interviews with families other than their own to learn about the heritage of their peers. Students report...
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Symbols as History

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore the significance of symbols in cultural traditions. In this cultural diversity lesson, students examine Korean symbols as they read and discuss a handout. Students complete activities regarding the meaning of the symbols...
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Features of Culture

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine features of cultures. In this cultural diversity instructional activity, students explore 5 features of culture as they compare their cultural traditions to the traditions in other cultural groups.
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Culture Is Like an Iceberg

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine cultural traditions. For this culture lesson, students compare invisible and visible features of culture as they complete an iceberg-themed worksheet.
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Soneka's Village

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore the Maasai culture. In this cultural traditions instructional activity, students read primary documents and story books about the Maasai in order to compare their culture to the culture of those living in a Maasai village.
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Discovering New Perspectives on Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the experiences of a Peace Corps volunteer. In this global studies lesson plan, students listen to the story of a volunteer about the lessons he learned during his time in Morocco. Students discuss how they would have...
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Puerto Rico: The 51st State?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the political status of Puerto Rico. In this global studies lesson, students explore Puerto Rico and consider the feelings of Puerto Ricans regarding their unique political status.
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Discovering Russian Folk Dance

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the art of Russian folk dancing. For this cultural traditions lesson, 1st graders research the Troika and incorporate attributes of the Russion folk dance into their own renditions.
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Moccasins Are Made for Dancing

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore two Native American legends. In this cultural traditions lesson, students read "The Legend of Blue Bonnet," and "The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush." Students then study basic Native American dance movements prior to...
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Introduction to World Religions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compare and contrast the world religions. In this cultural practices lesson, 6th graders locate places in the world where Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, and Islam are practiced. 
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For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore Inuit language. In this Inuktitut lesson, students listen to a lecture about the history and phonology of the Inuit language. Students create Inuktitut-English dictionaries with illustrations for younger student use.
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Freedman's Journal: "We Wish to Plead Our Own Cause"

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine selected passages from The Freedman's Journal. In this African American history activity, students read and discuss excerpts from The Freedman's Journal. Students investigate how the African American newspaper served...
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Exploring Islamic Lands

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the lives of Islamic teens. In this global studies lesson, students explore selected Internet sites to discover the attributes of Islam, the cultural traditions of Islam, and information regarding Middle Eastern...
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Classroom Quilt of Cultures

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discuss the similarities and differences in their cultural traditions. In this quilt of cultures lesson, students sing and dance to "Smile at your Neighbor." Students write down their favorite food, holiday, family activity,...
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Love a Culture:Dance to Its Music!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore traditional dances.  For this multicultural humanities lesson, students investigate a specific country, examining its history, geography, climate, government, economics and arts.  Students draw inferences about the vital...
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My Own Cultural Traditions

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars complete a worksheet on personal traditions. In this cultural traditions lesson, students discuss what a cultural tradition is and why they are important to the members of the culture. Young scholars distinguish between...
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Burial "Rights"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners, after viewing several segments of the video, "Stories Under the Stones," discuss the pros/cons of separate burial areas for different groups of people. They analyze a series of documents regarding the burial policy of one...
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Judaism Graphic Organizer

For Students 6th - 10th
In this Jewish traditions worksheet, students complete the provided graphic organizer by adding details about Jewish history, beliefs, practices, and holidays.
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Chinese New Year

For Students 6th - 9th
In this Chinese New Year instructional activity, students determine what they know about the cultural tradition as they respond to 14 fill in the blank questions. A word bank is included.
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Intermediate Guided Reading Lesson Plan

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students read Knots on a Counting Rope, by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault. In this guided reading lesson plan, students evaluate the characteristics of a realistic fiction piece. They are asked comprehension questions during and...
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Christmas Around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore cultural traditions by completing worksheets in class. In this Holiday survey instructional activity, students discuss their family traditions at Christmas time and the cultural background of their family. Students...