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223 resources with the keyterm cultures

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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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Culture Commotion

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Exposing young children to the wonders of world cultures is very important. Here is a sweet lesson which does just that! In it, learners listen to music, and stories from cultures around the world. They learn greetings in different...
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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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Sharing Stories; Discovering Cultures Lesson 4: Stories of Heroes

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders brainstorm heroic characters that have been portrayed in film and television, examine characteristics that different cultures ascribe to heroes, distinguish between real-life and fantasy heroes, research heroic character...
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Microbes That Are Your Buddies - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze experimental data and draw conclusions. They are able to comprehend that not all microbes are harmful--they can be helpful to humans. Students are able to comprehend specific examples of cases in which microbes are...
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Exploring Gullah Culture...Through Language and Numbers

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine the culture of the ancient Gullah people. As a class, they practice saying and writing the days of the week and numbers in Gullah. They are read a Gullah folktale and put the events of the story into the correct...
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A World Of Money

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read newspapers to find out how cultures have used money throughout time, graph information about money, determine the circumference of a circle, and do activities from web-sites about money.
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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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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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Immigration

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read about immigration from their text. They select one culture and identify characteristics of the group. Students complete a graphic organizer (included with the lesson). They recall and list various aspects of their...
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Becoming Part of the Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify how various cultures are similiar. As a class, they read an essay of a Peace Corps volunteer being integrated into their new community. In groups, they take the elements from the story and put them into different...
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The Art and Culture of the Afro-American

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Your high schoolers will examine the community in which they live and discuss with the class. Using the Internet, they identify the importance of African-American art and how it relates to the African-American culture. Individually, they...
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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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Strega Nona Lesson

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
New cultures in the United States and other parts of the world are explored in this social studies lesson plan. Learners read to understand print and non-print texts. They also discuss cause and effect in the story and sing songs that go...
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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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Americans

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students explore what it means to be an "American" in the eyes of people from other cultures. In this geography and cultural lesson, students discuss values that they have. Students read about behaviors that other cultures have noticed...
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The Importance of Being Flexible and Open-minded as a Visitor to Another Culture: Lesson 2 For "The Train Ride Home"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine the advantages of being flexible when visiting or living in a different culture. They read and discuss a first-hand account by a Peace Corps volunteer in Kazakhstan, and write a letter from the point of view of a...
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I Am More Than What You See

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders read a novel and watch a movie about a different culture. Using the internet, they research the specific culture in each form of media and present their findings to the class. They also complete a worksheet and discuss...
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Introduction to Mythology and Creation Stories

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine stories from different cultures and investigate common themes that arise in all creation stories. Expanding upon this lesson, students begin a portfolio on myths that they will add to throughout this unit. Greek and...
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A Day in the Life of a Child (Lesson 3)

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use a Canadian map to locate the areas in which the Inuit live. In groups, they compare and contrast their lives to that of an Inuit child. They brainstorm their outdoor and indoor activities and discuss how their geography...
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Diversity Day

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore a variety of different cultures and their traditions. They complete an evaluation and short reflection of the day on the following prompts: I learned I... and I wish I... Each student then observes and talks with...
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Investigating World Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, in groups, write research reports and create visuals about countries, put on a culture fair, and use PowerPoint to present their information.
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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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Comfort Herself

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore, investigate and discuss a wide range of texts that contain different cultures, lifestyles, relationships, social customs, attitudes and beliefs. They relate some of those features to their own experiences and...