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Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider what it means to be American in the eyes of people from other cultures. They complete worksheets, participate in discussions and identify why it is useful to explain one's own culture before examining another.
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What We Eat, Where We Sleep: Documenting Daily Life to Tell Stories

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This is not just a New York Time article to read, this is a set of amazing activity ideas all related to the slide shows "Breaking Bread Everywhere" and "Where Children Sleep." Your class can view each show, read about what they mean...
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A Look Through My Antonia's Eyes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Thoroughly delve into My Antonia by Willa Cather with a plethora of activities. Engage scholars with videos and web sites in this week-long unit that explains the historical context and creates pioneers in the field of research. An...
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The Art of Choosing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is having more choices always a good thing? Sheena Iyengar offers a thought-provoking presentation on the American predisposition toward more choices. A presentation with engaging anecdotes and real-world examples: from a simple study on...
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Culture of the 1970s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What was so cool about the 1970s? Pop Rocks for one! Have the class put on their bell bottom pants and check out the popular films, TV, social movements, fashion, and technology of the 1970s. Major events of the time, such as Watergate,...
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American Flag History

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Young historians explore US culture by investigating the US flag. They will use their textbooks, prior knowledge, and sources provided by the teacher to research the history of the American flag. They will design and create a trading...
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School for Santas

For Students 6th - 8th
Being able to read and recall is a very important skill. Why not have learners read about an American holiday phenomenon? They'll answer who, what, when, where, why, and how with regard to a New York Times article about a school for...
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Culture Control

For Students 6th - 8th
In this fact and opinion instructional activity, middle schoolers sharpen their reading skills as they read a 1 page article titled "Culture Control" and identify the facts and opinions in the piece. Students list 2 facts and 2 opinions...
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Oklahoma! The Cultural Myth of America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore cultural myths in America by collecting images and characteristics of stereotypical Americans. They read a primary source document, discussing the views of the author in class. Next, they compare the terms used to...
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A Time Period in American History

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Researchers combine music, narration, photos, and text to form a presentation for their classmates about a time period in American History. Proper research and documentation techniques are emphasized. The lesson, created by Apple...
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Pop Culture and Art

For Teachers 6th
Learn about American pop culture, art, and the social voice that art can convey. The class discusses the life and art of Barton Benes, views his piece Reliquarium, then discusses what they see and feel when they view his work. Make sure...
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Winter Lights

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate American culture by performing music together. In this holiday celebration lesson, 4th graders perform songs, dances and eat food related to winter holidays such as Christmas and Chanukah. Students create lists...
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Family Tales

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore culture by reading a story with their classmates. In this family history lesson, 6th graders read the story Juneteenth and discuss their own family history with the class. Students write a short story based upon...
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Changing Ways of Life

For Students 8th - 11th
In this 20th century American history activity, students read "Changing Ways of Life," and then respond to 5 main idea and critical thinking questions about 1920's America.
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Education and Popular Culture

For Students 8th - 12th
In this 1920's American history worksheet, students read the provided pages about the evolving American culture during the decade and then respond to 5 short answer questions based on the reading selection.
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Deep Roots of Ancient Greece

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate Greek contributions to modern America. In this ancient Greek influence lesson, students watch videos, listen to lectures, and conduct research regarding ancient Greek ideals in order to analyze and trace Greek...
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Tall Tale Rollers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore American tall tales. In this tall tale instructional activity, students discover the six characteristics that are included in tall tales. Students survey their class to find each student's favorite tall tale character...
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New York City: Passionate About Shakespeare

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners explore Shakespeare as part of American culture. In this Shakespearean culture lesson, students view video clips about modern theater.  Learners read excerpts from Shakespearean plays and other commentaries.
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Post-Modernism and Mass Culture

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars examine the suggestion that the subjective experience of everyday life and sense of identity has changed in America in recent years. In this post-modernism and mass culture lesson plan, students engage in 4 multi-step...
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Culture - Unit on Culture & Globalization

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine the spread of American culture throughout the world. They read an article, discuss items made by foreign-owned companies, complete handouts, read and discuss a case study, and conduct a role-play about a U.S.-Canada...
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Handshakes and Greetings in American Culture

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore the meanings of greetings used by friends, acquaintances, strangers and family. The explore the methods of shaking hands as a greeting and when it is appropriate to use this form of greeting.
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Love, American Style

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the cultural diffusion of American popular culture around the world and create collages of visual representations of this phenomenon. Causes and effects of the cultural diffusion of American popular culture around the...
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International Curiosity and National Pride

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate the national, local, and ethnic traits of the Bulgarian culture. They discuss patriotic American songs, analyze a map, play a '20 Questions' game about Bulgaria, read a letter, and identify American culture...
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Language Arts Exploration

For Teachers 4th
While an interesting lesson idea involving the exploration of a story about an Asian American boy named Imduk, a teacher would need to have assess to the Scott Foresman reading program to make this work. If not, a teacher could use...