Bridging Cultural Gaps
Students begin a penpal correspondence exchange with a student from another country. Through this exchange, students gain a greater insight into the culture and language of another country.
4 Views 3 Downloads
The Grapes of Wrath: Culture and History
Bette Davis, Clark Gable, Judy Garland. Jack Benny, The Lone Ranger, Edward R. Murrow. Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman. The second instructional activity in a unit devoted to The Grapes of Wrath establishes for readers the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
A Lesson Before Dying: Culture and History
Readers learn about sharecropping in the South in a unit about Ernest J. Gaines's A Lesson Before Dying. Focusing on the period after Civil War Reconstruction but before the Civil Rights Movement, a set of handouts help to establish the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan for Japan
The effect of cultural beliefs on the progress and industrialization of a society is an interesting idea to consider, and this is certainly true in this lesson on feudal Japan. Your young historians will read informational texts on...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Jeremy Deller: Conversing about Conflict
Bridge cultural awareness, community, government, and art with an introspective and thought-provoking lesson. Upper graders become globally and socially aware as they analyze and explore the art of Jeremy Deller. They consider his images...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Importance of Speaking Another Language
Students evaluate how important it can be to speak a language other than their own. They analyze the role language plays in bridging cultural differences and compare their reasons and see if the class can reach a consensus on the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts