Students listen to a teacher read aloud and discuss how communities change from the past to the present.
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Chinese Folktales: An Illustrating Activity
In need of a really good lesson that incorporates literature, art, and cultural themes? After hearing a traditional Chinese folktale and discussing cultural themes and symbolism, learners create original illustrations for the story. This...
2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Traditions and Languages of Three Native Cultures: Tlingit, Lakota, and Cherokee
Students explore the connections between tradition and language. They examine the environment, history and culture of the Tlingit, Lakota and Cherokee tribes and identify the importance of maintaining languages for oral traditions.
K - 2nd English Language Arts
How Do Artists Effectively Relate Historic Events?
Students explore African American migration. In this black culture and history instructional activity, students use a map to identify northern and southern states in which African Americans lived in the 1900s. Students observe and...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Explore Your Culture through Storytelling
Learners investigate their culture. In this culture instructional activity, students use various strategies to comprehend and appreciate text. Learners choose books about their culture and share the stories with their class. Students...
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts
Stroking the Senses: The Literature, Music, and Art of the Harlem Renaissance
Students investigate the history of African Americans by researching Harlem. In this culture activity, students examine a slide-show of images and identify the great African American singers and performers of the 20th century. Students...
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: From Dark to Light
Art and culture go hand-in-hand. And, each works to represent the beliefs of its creators. Looking at the hand-carved piece Death Cart, learners explore the nature of Holy Week processions. They examine the piece, research the practice...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts