Folk Group Inventory Worksheet
For this folk group inventory worksheet, students define the folk groups they belong to and complete an inventory to discover what makes them folk groups.
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Montgomery Bus Boycott
Young historians inquire about how the events leading up to the boycott helped establish equal rights for African Americans. During three rounds of group thinking and reading of historical documents, class members make claims in...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Folklife Around the Year and Around the State
Research how seasonal changes in Louisiana affect learners' lives and the folklife of their communities and the state. They investigate differences in the seasonal round in the regions of Louisiana, including celebrations, festivals,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Folk Group Essay Checklist
In this folk group essay checklist worksheet, students choose one of their groups from the Folk Group Inventory Worksheet (available separately) and write an essay about it. Students use this checklist to ensure the key features of the...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Geography, Ecology, and Folklife
Students identify how do geography and ecology influence a region's folklife. Then they investigate this question and consider how an outsider might view their own region in this lesson plan. Students also identify how the natural world,...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
The School: School Culture Across Louisiana
Students identify and research school customs and folk groups through discussion and interviews. Then they identify and learn that traditional culture exists within other cultural contexts, such as the academic world of school, and in...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Language and Dialect
Practice listening skills while studying oral story tellers from different parts of Louisiana. Consider the regional dialects and insider language of folk groups with your class. Identify language as part of folk life and recognize that...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable