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International Food

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students creatively develop a project dealing with a country of their choice. They gain knowledge of other cultures through research. Students develop an essence of food customs and traditions of the country of their choice. They design...
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Mathematics Through Nutrition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students plan a meal including shopping, preparing and meal and serving it. They become aware of different foods from different ethnic backgrounds and describe the displays in the store and why the items are displayed as they are.
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Comparing and Contrasting Across Cultures

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders brainstorm a list of items found in American culture such as; food, customs, holidays, transportation, and industries. They read Time for Kids 2004 News Scoop edition then create a Venn Diagram using Microsoft Word.
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Culture and Food and Ritual, Oh My!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic lesson that integrates the culture, food, and rituals of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. The class discusses what they know about the holidays typically associated with each of the three religions, then they analyze...
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"If You Are What You Eat, Then What Am I?"

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Geeta Kothari presents an honest and compelling account of trying to assimilate into American culture. After your class reads her short story "If You Are What You Eat, Then What Am I?," present your scholars with this two-page analysis...
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INTRODUCTION TO MARIACHI MUSIC

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students experience Mariachi music. In this music appreciation lesson, students study the instruments used to make this type of music. Students listen to Mariachi music and practice pronouncing the Spanish lyrics. Students work in...
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Biomes and Ecosystems

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study biomes and ecosystems. They watch videos on rainforests and the food web and select a country of ancestry or interest to research. They write a report on the flora and fauna of their selected country. They present to...
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Making Your Writing Clear with Commas

For Students 6th - 7th
For this comma usage worksheet, learners learn to use commas to strengthen their persuasive argument. Students complete three activities to help them with their comma usage.
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Culinary Culture

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Italian culture and italian food go together. Have small groups find out all about food-related culture through research and translation. Class members conduct online research, create glossaries, find and translate recipes for a class...
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Pizza and the Economy

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students become aware of the history behind pizza and how it was adapted to the economic and geographic conditions of the United States. They have a basic understanding of the concepts of supply and demand.
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Designing The Character Of Louisiana Purchase Louisianians

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the history of the Louisiana Purchase. They gather information using a digital library and internet resources. The information is used to construct a detailed summary of how the people of time lived. They also use...
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Pen Pals

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders become pen pals from other countries and research their countries for information that help with their writing. This information is then sent to another student who is also portraying someone from another country.
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American Indians Heritage Series: The Inuit's

For Teachers K
Students become aware that people lived in America before Columbus came.  In this Inuit culture instructional activity, students discuss lives of the Inuits. Students listen to Mama Do You Love Me, A Promise is a Promise and The Polar...
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Food In Other Countries

For Students 5th - 6th
For this food in other countries worksheet, students write a report on the food eaten in another country by researching what plants they grow and how they prepare the food, then present the report to a group.
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Secret Life of Thanksgiving

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students view a video clip about the secrets of Thanksgiving. They discuss what they already know about the holiday and answer questions during the video. They create a poll to learn their community's favorite tradition.
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Creation Mythology

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students construct a map from geographic data and explain relationships found in the information. Students identify ancient beliefs and customs through Hawaiian creation myths while comparing similarities and differences and appreciating...

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