Are you looking for a Christmas related activity for your World Cultures class that meets the standards? Take your students to a Christmas market in Austria with primary source images and a reading. Immerse your students in the holiday traditions of Austria as you learn about their culture.
This lesson focuses on the skill of image analysis. Students will be given images to analyze on a Christmas market in Vienna, Austria. After analyzing the images, they will read more information about a Christmas market and answer questions. They will complete the activity by creating and writing post cards to summarize their trip to the market.
With this purchase, you will receive:
– two different handouts on analyzing images
– a one page reading on Christmas markets
– vocabulary, comprehension and inference questions
– images of a Christmas market to analyze
– post card template to process the activity
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(10) Economics. The student understands categories of economic activities and the data used to measure a society’s economic level. The student is expected to:
(A) define and give examples of agricultural, wholesale, retail, manufacturing (goods), and service industries;
(19) Culture. The student understands the relationships among religion, philosophy, and culture. The student is expected to:
(B) explain the significance of religious holidays and observances such as Christmas, Easter, Ramadan, the annual hajj, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, Diwali, and Vaisakhi in various contemporary societies.
(21) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired through established research methodologies from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology. The student is expected to:
(A) differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as computer software; interviews; biographies; oral, print, and visual material; and artifacts to acquire information about various world cultures;
(B) analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;
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