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Mapping Cultural Universals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify the correlations between many nations.  In this geographic culture activity, students create maps based on nationalities, languages and religions.  Students present their maps to the class.
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German Immigrants Contributions to the Upper Midwest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore contemporary lifestyles, cultures, traditions are influenced by the contributions of the German settlers of that region. They research these influences and design a brochure to entice potential immigrants to the Upper...
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Die Weisse Rose: German History

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students conduct research on a German anti-Nazi group named "Die Weisse Rose", the White Rose, that eventually lost their lives for their resistance to Nazi rule. They view films, access the Internet, prepare responsive narratives to the...
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Social Studies - Germany Culture

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore German culture.  In this World History activity, 8th graders examine specific traditions in Germany then compare the traditions to the United States through research, activities and discussion.
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Postwar Attitudes and Art

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Sneak a peek at the art, literature, and culture of America in the 1920's. Realism, cubism, expressionism, dadaism, and surrealism are covered with vivid examples. Use the presentation as you discuss post WWI America with your class. 
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Chinese Cultural Revolution: "The Wounded"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
“The Wounded,” the title story from a collection of stories about the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1977-78), is the central text in a World Literature unit examining choices. An anticipation guide, discussion topics, vocabulary list,...
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Crusades and Culture in the Middle Ages

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Crusades sounds like a glamorous time period in the Middle Ages full of glory—but was it? Scholars find and review the truth of the Crusades' influence on the world through the resource. The study guides, separated individually by...
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: Historical and Cultural Context

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
An insult to American politicians? A satire of news media? Or a critique of censorship, political corruption, and media propaganda? As part of a unit study on film, class members examine how director Frank Capra's develops these themes...
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Chinese Writing

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore Chinese culture. In this Chinese writing lesson plan, 7th graders explain the differences between written and spoken Chinese as well as how the current Chinese writing system was formed. Students identify simple...
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7th Grade German

For Teachers 3rd
Each of these slides has clear images, text, and short summaries which will introduce basic facts about Germany to your students.  There are photographs to accompany facts about important events in World War I and II, and also some...
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We Are the Champions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Can international sports events be indicative of a country's national pride? Learners consider how the Germany-hosted 2006 World Cup contributed to German cultural pride, and how the fundamentals of sports is celebrated around the world,...
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Altoona Horseshoe Curve: A Vital Link

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the significance of the Horseshoe Curve.  For this railroad instructional activity students reconstruct elements of a German plot to destroy the Horseshoe Curve. 
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Kaffee - und Teegesellschaften: German Foods

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your Language students to the culture and 19th century German custom of serving coffee and cake at small parties. They read old cookbooks, sort recipes, prepare foods, compare old German recipes to recipes from home and convert...
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Ein Interkulturelles Projekt!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Get your class in touch with other students of German (or German students) through this intercultural project. Your pupils can correspond with others in any or all of the ways listed here. The resource provides links to special programs...
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It's Your Move

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners study about the creation of a German village in South Korea for returning emigrants. They examine other cases of migration and relocation from modern world history.
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Germanic Music - Folk Songs

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore Germanic music and culture. For this folk song lesson, students examine and compare 3 Germanic folks songs. The songs may be sung in German as pronunciation guides are included as well as sheet music.
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The Weimar Republic: Historical Context and Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that way before Hitler became a dictator, he actually spent nine months in a German jail? Provide the background for the escalating point before the Nazi party took over in World War II through the exercises in the resource....
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German Energy Conversations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and interpret the current German energy mix and trends, as well as to make comparisons and contrasts to that of their own country. They write a two paragraph description of including its likely position in the future...
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Immigration Unit

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders develop an appreciate for the various cultures that are present in their local community. Through reading and research, they explain how various culture came to live in their area. At the conclusion of the unit, 3rd...
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Around the World: Philanthropy in Europe

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate the geographic and cultural differences in Europe. For this social studies lesson, students research and describe the philanthropy of different European nations, while charting and comparing them to each other.
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The Barbarian Invasions: The Migration Period in Europe 300-700 CE

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The Vandals, The Goths, and Saxons - sounds like a line-up for a punk show. But it's not! These are some of the Barbarian tribes that moved into Europe at the fall of the Roman Empire. This clear presentation describes several key...
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Well-Known Tale: The Pied Piper of Hamelin

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
"The Pied Piper of Hamelin" is the focus of a lesson designed to shed light on the importance of keeping promises. As a class, scholars take part in a discussion on the topic of honesty and consequences. Independent readers then take to...
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International Festival: Germany

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students complete several activities to learn about the German culture. In this German culture activity, students read the 'Hansel and Gretel' story and create a paper gingerbread house. Students complete a matching game for the story....
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Cultural Landscape in the Virginia Colony

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners describe the way of life in the Virginia colony. They compare and contrast how living in a different city or state is different than living in Portsmouth. They explore the experiences of various immigrants and how they changed...

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