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Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the...
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The Five Pillars of Islam

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In order to better understand Muslim civilization, culture, and politics one must first familiarize themselves on the 5 Pillars of Islam, ideas which dominate much of Muslim societal and cultural norms. Provide your learners with a...
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Examining World Cultures Through Folktales

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Folktales reveal volumes about a culture, so get your literary analysts perusing them for anthropological clues! Learners examine characteristics of a folktale before researching one particular culture to better understand their...
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Cats and Superstition: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 2nd - 6th
Answers to this quiz are very well cited, so if your class is studying Halloween, symbols, superstition, world cultures, or cats, it could spark spirited discussion about comparative traditions.
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Teach21 Lesson Plan: Around the World with Cinderella, Lesson 13/15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The story of Cinderella is one of the most popular tales in the world. It serves as a glimpse into the culture of every civilization that tells it in their own voice, language, and style. In this lesson, students work to create their own...
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Playing with Music

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Using instruments you provide or that they make themselves, your tiny learners dance and play along with music from around the world. You can challenge them to imitate rhythm patterns you make on a drum. Allow children to dance and...
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Shari'ah: An Islamic Law Simulation

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Consider the role that shari'ah played in the development of Muslim civilization during the Abbasid caliphate. Learners become acquainted with both the religious and scholarly basis of Islamic law to help them understand the differences...
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Living in our Family

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study the language, heritage, traditions, and customs of other cultures by becoming member of simulated families in other parts of the world.
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Around the World

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students research geographic, historic, and cultural elements and traditions in North and South America. In this world cultures activity, students answer two questions from an anticipatory set. Students construct a timeline of historical...
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What is Sacrifice?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore the Aztec culture. In this world cultures lesson, students examine the concept of sacrifice and discuss when sacrifice is justified versus unnecessary. Students come up with a personal way to make a justified sacrifice.
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Culture Commotion

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Exposing young children to the wonders of world cultures is very important. Here is a sweet lesson which does just that! In it, learners listen to music, and stories from cultures around the world. They learn greetings in different...
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Vocabulary Building with Visual Representations

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Builds vocabulary through student-created visual representations of word meanings. This resource ncorporates choice, multiple intelligences, tech options from a slideshow and publishing software to paper and markers, and speaking tasks....
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Developed or Underdeveloped?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners compare developed and underdeveloped countries. In this third world lesson, students examine the differences between developed and underdeveloped countries. Learners draft their own definition of what conditions must be present...
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Historical Perspectives Through the Eyes of Young People

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students gather knowledge about various roles of students in different cultures and eras. Students research their choice of eras and create a personal artwork to express the tone of the selected era.
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Civil Society in Iraq

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students use core questions to learn about the concept of a civil society. The dynamics of the war in Iraq serve as an example of a society that is in turmoil. They also develop an imagined society organization that would help promote...
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For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore world cultures through their puppetry. Your students explore puppets that are used in various cultures and create their own. The Internet experiences in this lesson are designed to be teacher-directed whole class...
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Gala Fiesta Jamboree

For Students 5th
Students explore world cultures by identifying local cuisine. In this cultural analysis lesson, students read assigned text which discusses the history of food and how hunter gathering was essential to our existence. Students view video...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Introduce your class to the beauty, population, architecture, and special places of Japan. They'll learn about the currency, the weather, and how Japan is different or similar to New Zealand. Note: While this presentation makes...
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Islam: Origin, Expansion, and Division

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A simple lesson plan for teaching about Islam and its spread throughout the Middle East, this resource incorporates elements of geography and culture into a lecture and map-reading activity. Begin by activating students' prior knowledge...
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Next Stop: Ancient India

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the history and civilization of the Indus Valley. In this Ancient India lesson, 7th graders research the political and social characteristics of the Indus Valley civilization. Students create a travel brochure based...
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Exploring South America

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners research South American to prepare a PowerPoint presentation about its culture, traditions, and societies. In this South American research lesson, students research South American based on their export products to create a...
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Foods and Languages of the World

For Teachers K
Students study world cultures with an emphasis on languages and cultures. In this world cultures lesson, students study the countries of Spain, China, Italy, and the United States. Students read the story Everybody Cooks Rice and move...
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Ideas for Teaching About Different Countries and Cultures

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students complete various activities to learn about world cultures. In this world cultures lesson, students visit websites, read books, share recipes, complete craft activities, and research the various cultures of a country in the world.
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The Mosaic School

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students complete activities to learn about world cultures. In this multicultural lesson, students define the terms diversity, culture, and mosaic. Students research their family's country of origin and complete activities using the...