Culture and the Corporation
Students examine how Disney learned from past experience to adapt its business plan for a new cultural environment. They research a foreign country and develop their own plan for introducing a new company there.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 11 Downloads
True Blue? On Being Australian
Who or what is an Australian? Discover a plethora of student-centered, engaging activity ideas on the question of Australian identity, organized according to five major themes: people, symbols, place, sport, and words.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing American Indian and European Economic Systems
Learners explore Native American culture by examining their economy. In this financial history lesson, students define the European economies as capitalist while finding the opposite for Native Americans. Learners research Montana...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Dance and Discourse: Boogie Down with History
How did the Charleston reflect the culture of the 1920s? To find the answer, class members are taught the dance, read an essay by Albert Haim entitled, “The Charleston in the 1920s: the Dance, the Composers, and the Recordings,” and...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What can a Ganesh statue, hand ornament, and print block tell you about India? Introduce your learners to the geography, history, and culture of India by analyzing primary sources and using the well-designed worksheets provided in this...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Korea: An Introduction to the Land of Morning Calm
Students explore the culture of South Korea. In this South Korea lesson, students read several Korean folk tales. Students conduct research to create travel brochures that feature South Korea and its culture. Students then perform skits...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Here you'll find an extensive textbook chapter on Australia's indigenous people and the impact of European settlers on aboriginal tribes. The text includes several images, graphs, primary and secondary sources, follow-up questions, and a...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Is Modern Culture Ruining Childhood?
There are a lot of different ways a learner could respond to this New York Times article discussing the effects of modern culture on childhood. After reading the article, pupils construct a thoughtful blog post. The guiding questions...
7th - 10th English Language Arts