Unit Plan

Culture Connect: Experience the Culture of the World

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A rich series of activities introduces learners to the concept of culture by closely examining the behaviors, practices, and art of three distinct peoples: the Highland Maya of Guatemala, the Hmong of China and Southeast Asia, and the Kiowa and Comanche tribes of the United States.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • This is an excellent cross-curricular unit for combining social studies concepts with visual arts, art history, and crafts
Classroom Considerations
  • Pick and choose activities as they may best align with the school year
  • Beautiful photographs and images to support text
  • Includes list of extension research activities for discovering another culture through a type of visual or performing art
  • Each lesson includes well-designed reading handouts and vocabulary
  • Great assignment handout for interviewing someone of another culture
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