Letter From a Folklorist
In this letter from a folklorist worksheet, students read a letter from a folklorist to discover more about this career. The letter describes the importance of this field and aspects of the job.
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Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide
What are the origins of el Dia de los Muertos, and how is this tradition observed in contemporary celebrations? With a variety of lesson plans and suggested hands-on activities, here is an excellent resource to reference as you prepare...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The North Carolina mountains in the early 1900's through the writing and photography of Horace Kephart
Eighth graders examine the daily life and culture of people who live in the mountains of North Carolina. In this American History lesson, 8th graders analyze visual resources. Students participate in a free write on these visual...
8th Social Studies & History
Mosaic America: Paths To The Present
Seventh graders study the ideologies of life, values, love, peace and struggle of African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans as citizens of the United States. Authors and artists are used as tools to open the eyes of the students...
7th Social Studies & History
Zora Neale Hurston:Fighting Jim Crow through the All-Black Community
Students explain the importance of equality of opportunity and equal protection of the law as a characteristic of American society and evaluate the validity and credibility of different historical interpretations.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
The Influence of Musical Folk Traditions in the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Nicolás Guillén
Students listen and explore how African-American culture relates to learning Spanish as a foreign language. Poetry, music, and history are utilized while learning about Langston Hughes and Nicolas Guillen.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History