Clash of Cultures: Comparing the 1920s and 1960s
Students compare the social, cltural and politicalp roblems of the 1920s with the 1960s.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 10 Downloads
Daughter from Danang Culture Clash, a Perspective from Vietnam
Students examine cultural conflict. In this Vietnam instructional activity, students watch the video, "Daughter of Danang." Students discuss cultural heritage and compare those of the United States and Vietnam. Students examine the media...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey
An exciting twist on the study of the classical hero and the heroic quest! Using film to explore modern-day tales of heroes, the resource contains complete, ready-to-use lesson plans for as many as twelve days of instruction. Throughout...
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
A “New English” in Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart”: A Common Core Exemplar
To examine the “New English” Chinua Achebe uses in Things Fall Apart, readers complete a series of worksheets that ask them to examine similes, proverbs, and African folktales contained in the novel. Individuals explain the meaning...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
God Grew Tired of Us: Culture Clash and Community-Building
Students study the impelled migration of the Lost Boys (and Girls) from their homeland in southern Sudan to refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya and the eventual resettlement of thousands in the United States. They examine culture clash...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
How Cultures Differ "Two Different Perspectives on the Same Event
Young scholars read excerpts from Peter Hessler's River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze and discuss his difficulties in learning the language, cultural clashes and how cultural perceptions shape our understanding of the world.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Trey and Dave go to Africa: Music
Trey from Phish and Dave from the Dave Mathews Band took a trip to Africa to explore music, culture, and history. Your class watches this episode from VH1's Music Studio to understand how African culture and music have influenced modern...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts