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Folk and Popular Culture

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Good enough for a college class, this resources discusses multiple aspects pertaining to the issues with globalization and the differences between pop and folk culture. It defines major terminology, provides concrete examples, and...
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South Korea

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Hi from Seoul, South Korea! Take a look at the bustling city and the people who live, work and play here. Whether it's shopping or attending a festival, something always seems to be going on in world's second largest metropolitan area....
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Russian Star Ornaments

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students research Russian Orthodox Christmas traditions in pre-soviet Russia and in other parts of the world. Then they create a handcrafted ornament in the style of old Russia. Students also decorate their Russian Star Ornament with...
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Egyptian Tomb Treasures

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students are taught that the culture and customs of ancient Egyptian civilization. They recognize Egyptian symbols, patterns, and artwork. Students demonstrate their knowledge of Egyptian funeral procedures by creating replica sarcophagi.
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International Folklore

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Folklore is composed of stories that convey cultural heritage and traditions. Many types of tales are listed as well as what they portray in various contexts and situations. Give your learners a brief description or definition of...
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For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read about immigration from their text. They select one culture and identify characteristics of the group. Students complete a graphic organizer (included with the lesson). They recall and list various aspects of their...
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Key Ingredients: America By Food

For Teachers 4th - 12th
In this set of five lessons, students analyze the important of food traditions, identity, and history. Students analyze how food traditions contribute to family identity, investigate family food traditions through interviews, and compare...
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Easter Petal Pathways

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students discuss Guatemalan Easter rituals and customs. They comprehend Guatemalan traditional color and design. Students create a mixed-media representative piece using paper mosaics, layered crayon, and glitter glue. They celebrate...
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Gullah Activities

For Teachers K
Students study the Gullah culture by watching a video about Gullah, Gullah Island. They discuss the customs and crafts of the people such as basket weaving, food preparation, pottery, and quilt making. While working in centers, they make...
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International Holidays

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the holidays of different cultures. In this culture lesson, 2nd graders knowledge about various holidays. Students play a matching game with the name of the holiday and the description. Students research one of the...
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Passport to Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the concept of contributions of ancient civilizations.  In this civilization lesson plan, 2nd graders discover what contributions the ancient civilizations of China made to modern times.  Students discover various...
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How Do Rules and Traditions Shape Communities?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the concepts of laws and customs in a community, examining the reasoning behind rules. Then then collaborate to write their own classroom code of conduct.
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The School: School Culture Across Louisiana

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify and research school customs and folk groups through discussion and interviews. Then they identify and learn that traditional culture exists within other cultural contexts, such as the academic world of school, and in...
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East Meets West

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore the influences of culture in food choices and customs. They compare and contrast information to create a menu using a Web site and Student Writing Center. Suggestions for creating an on-line graphic organizer as well as...
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On the Job

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify the concept of occupational folklife and learn about occupations in their community and the state. Then they collect examples of occupational folklife such as special terms, equipment, or gestures, as well as stories,...
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Africa: Its People And Places

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students plan a pretend trip to the African continent choosing from several prominent places such as the Nile Delta, Mount Kilimanjaro or the Sahara Desert . In small groups, they form transportation, accommodation, packing, itinerary...
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Defining Culture

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students define culture and examine how it affects them. They describe how their culture has shaped them, define the concept of culture, and explain some of the attributes of culture. The research the customs and culture of the groups...
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Around the World With Santa Claus

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover Christmas customs from different countries around the world. Each small group is assigned a different country to research. They create a puppet show to display their knowledge of Christmas customs and locate specific...
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Yoko and the Sushi Party

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students listen to a read aloud of Rosemary Wells, Yoko as they begin a study of Japanese culture and customs. They experience Japanese food, geography and culture. They write a friendly letter to the author.
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The Cultural Geography of Egypt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers describe Egypt's historical, cultural and recreational sites and activities. They explain Egyptian customs and conduct; and apply what they have learned to create a travel brochure about Egypt.
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Gotta Be Me

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students create model societies. In this social identity lesson, students conduct research so that they can plan and present model societies to their classmates. The societies must include information regarding how their society will...
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Around the World

For Teachers 1st
First graders match pictures of customs and traditions to the correct countries they come from. In this customs and traditions lesson plan, 1st graders will have already previewed many customs and traditions from around the world. Then...
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Seasonal Events Web Quest

For Students 6th - 8th
In this seasonal round worksheet, students access the 10 webpages listed and read about holidays and important dates and record how seasonal changes and regional differences affect our work, recreation, foodways, beliefs, customs, and...
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School Customs Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this school customs worksheet, students answer 6 questions to enable them to consider the folklife of their school to inspire classroom discussion of the topic.