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166 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 plan 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
Learners 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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Microbes That Are Your Buddies - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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
Young scholars 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
Learners 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
Students explore the effects of culture through the story Running by Peter Hessler. In this geography and cultural instructional activity, students act as newspaper reporters covering the story of the race. Students write newspaper...
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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 plan, students discuss values that they have. Students read about behaviors that other cultures have...
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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
Students 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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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
Middle schoolers, 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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Journal Writing in American Studies

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students write their thoughts about political cartoons, photographs, and articles in their journal and then discuss them in class.
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Cultures and Cuisines WebQuest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create and present a powerpoint presentation.  In this cultures and cuisines research instructional activity, students select a country, interview someone from that country and visit a restaurant from that country.  Students...
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Famous Landmarks

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Young scholars research a country and the national holidays the people of that country celebrates.  In this cultural celebrations lesson, students are assigned a country, research the major holidays of that country, and create a 12-month...
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"The Notorious Hope Diamond"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students brainstorm ideas about how and why legends are created. In groups, they discuss how legends show cultural ideas. After watching a video, they use descriptive language to write their own legend using different cultures...
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"The Faberge Eggs: Mementos of a Doomed Dynasty"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the importance of the Faberge Eggs. In groups, they discuss the way various treasured items reflect the personal values and culture of a specific time period. They create their own exhibition to show their own family's...
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Multicultural Issues and the Law: Gender and Race Based Schooling

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the problems associated with gender based and race based education. In groups, they research the history of education and the laws that have changed education and impacted lives. They brainstorm a list of the positives...
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The Exchange, Destruction and Reconstruction of Architectural Signs and Symbols in Mexico-Tenochtitlan: A History of Order and Power

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use the internet to research the history of cultures throughout the world. In groups, they disucss the meaning of various symbols and view Tenochtitlan as a center of power and wealth. They use everyday materials to...