Demystifying Chinese: Language and Culture
Students examine the culture and language of the Chinese. They discover how a language develops and practice reading Chinese characters. They develop theories on how certain communication systems developed.
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How does cultural diversity impact political identity? That is the question researchers face as they continue their examination of the European Union and the programs it has developed in its attempt to achieve unity in diversity. To gain...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Their Eyes Were Watching God: Culture and History
A 13-minute audio guide begins the second lesson of a unit on Zora Neale Hurtson's Their Eyes Were Watching God. Once they have listened to the guide and read Chapter 1 of the novel, kids discuss the story as an example of oral...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Eclipse Classroom Activities: Cultural Significance Project
What better way to celebrate eclipses than across cultures? Explore myths of solar and lunar eclipses from ancient cultures like the Chinese, Ancient Greek, Mesoamerican, Incan, Egyptian, Ancient Babylonian, and Middle Eastern. Learners...
1st - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Folk and Popular Culture
Good enough for a college class, this resources discusses multiple aspects pertaining to the issues with globalization and the differences between pop and folk culture. It defines major terminology, provides concrete examples, and...
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
How has culture shaped you? Middle and high schoolers examine different aspects of one's culture, including religious beliefs, social customs, and family traditions, and discuss the ways that their personalities have been formed by these...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Cultural Revolution of China 1966-1976
�Believe in Chairman Mao blindly as you would in a god. The whole system of Mao's personality cult serves to prevent the Chinese from thinking about what is happening,� so claims the narrator of this short video that mocks Chairman Mao...
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History