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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Myths, Folktales, & Fairy Tales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce the concept of myths to your class. Using the link to "Myths Around the World," read a story aloud and have learners list characteristics of a myth. Readers then choose their own myths from the site and work in groups to answer...
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Identifying Universal Themes Across Cultures

For Teachers 4th Standards
Have your class read the story "The Magic Lake," retold by Liana Romulo, from Filipino Children's Favorite Stories. Guide them to identify the problem, solution, and universal theme. They compare the theme of this story to the theme of...
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The Harlem Renaissance Births a Black Culture

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the men and women who were a part of the Harlem Renaissance. Individually, they recreate their favorite pieces of art from the time period and create their own original works after reading poem from the movement. In...
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How Cultures Differ - Two Different Perspectives on the Same Even

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the effects of culture through the story Running by Peter Hessler. In this geography and cultural lesson, students act as newspaper reporters covering the story of the race. Learners write newspaper articles as reporters...
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Comparing Cultures: Hawaii and Japan

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Children around the world may have cultural differences, yet it is an important reminder that they also have many similarities! Designed for a class of first-graders in Hawaii, this library research project has learners compare and...
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Seeing the World in New Ways

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine their own history to expand how they examine the world. They research being a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco. They also examine Muslim culture.
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INTRODUCTION TO MARIACHI MUSIC

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students experience Mariachi music. In this music appreciation lesson, students study the instruments used to make this type of music. Students listen to Mariachi music and practice pronouncing the Spanish lyrics. Students work in...
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Searching for Meanings Benath the Surface of the Poem

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read "Soccer Until Dusk". As a class, they discuss the various settings and actions in the poem and discuss the life in Guatemala and compare it with the United States. To end the lesson, they complete a journal...
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The Ancient Mediterranean: Trade, Contact, and Cultural Diffusion

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders begin the lesson by being introduced to the basic terms of economics. In groups, they discover how they are affected by trade because of the clothes they wear and foods they eat. Using primary sources, they examine the...
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The Blind Men and The Elephant

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read a traditional story from India and discover how two people can see the event in different ways. Using their own experiences, they examine how each of their classmates is affected by them in how to read a situation. They...
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Healthy Living: Multicultural Awareness and Appreciation Adaptation

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners recognize a globe and distinguish between land and water, as well as recognize different cultures. They become knowledgeable regarding geography and cultural diversity.
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Konnichiwa, Welcome To My World

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students create a book about how life is different in America from Japan in order to help a pretend new Japanese student feel welcome.
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Around the World with Cinderella: Lesson 15 Is Number 15 Of 15 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students present stories and portfolios to the class. In this presentation class, students work in pairs to share stories they've written for previous lessons. Then the class reviews presentation skills and students begin presenting...
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The Hopi Indians

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read and look at maps of the Hopi Indians and compare and contrast their lives with the Hopi Indians. In this Hopi Indians lesson plan, 4th graders learn about different cultures and answer short answer questions.
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Tell Me A Tale: Lesson 10

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read folktales and discuss how the folktales from different cultures are alike and different. In this folktales lesson plan, 5th graders also fill out a comparing and contrasting worksheet.
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Trickster Tales

For Teachers 2nd
Students study folk tales and moral lessons from cultures around the world. In this character traits lesson, students study moral lessons through the character traits in various cultures folk tales. Students complete 11 activities...
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Cinderella Stories From Around the World

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders are read a variety of Cinderella stories from around the world. In groups, they complete a comparison chart for each story and how it compares to the American version. To end the lesson, they participate in a fairy tale...
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Ancient Cultures - Roman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the Ancient Roman culture focusing on how they decorated their homes. As a class, they watch a PowerPoint presentation and complete an outline. Individually, they draw their own sketch of a Roman chair using...
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Cinderella Stories From Around the World

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders review the basic story of the Cinderella fairy tale. In groups, they read various stories of Cinderella from different cultures. They use a compare and contrast chart to examine the differences between the American...
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Multicultural Fairy Tales -- The Stuff of Magic

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are introduced to the characteristics of fairy tales. After being read some examples, they write their own fairy tale based on their adventures on a magic carpet ride after making a chart to organize their thoughts. To...
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Portrait of The African American Family

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine how African American families were affected by slavery. As a class, they watch and read King's "I Have a Dream Speech" and write a paper on how this message relates to families. In their journals, they compare and...
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Brief Encounters (Looking at Ourselves and Others)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a simulation in which they examine how different cultures interact with one another. In groups, they follow the behaviors for their specific group while a group of observers records their interactions. To end the...
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One Step At A Time

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students begin the lesson by discussing how two people watching the same event can see it differently. After viewing an overhead transparency, they report on what they saw after being called upon. They discover that what we see is our...
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Masks Across Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine various masks from different cultures. In groups, they review vocabulary related to expressing emotions in art. They work together to create a mask using the techniques described to them and representing a season. ...