Engage your students in a back to school activity designed specifically for World Cultures in 6th grade. Your students will learn about culture and society by reading a handout, creating a lap book and analyzing images that represent the different cultural regions from all around the world.
Do your students truly understand why they are taking a history class!? Why not teach them in a fun activity? Take your students around the world as analyze images and read information about the different regions of the world. This lesson guides your students through an activity where they read about the difference between Society and Culture, create a lap book, analyze primary sources images, read content paragraphs, and sum it all up in a mosaic. Avoid the lecture – let students learn for themselves!
Your purchase includes:
– A lesson plan that guides you through the activity
– A PowerPoint presentation that gives your students STEP BY STEP directions for creating a lap book and completing the activity.
– Word Wall Terms to teach vocabulary terms
– A lap book template to structure and organize their learning
– Informational text to answer the question – What is World Cultures?
– Over 70 primary source images from around the world to analyze during the activity (5 for each region including Europe, Russia and the Eurasian republics, North America, Central America and the Caribbean, South America, Southwest Asia-North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Pacific realm) ** Use these pictures throughout the year as mini-posters for each region!
– An image analysis handout to guide your students
– Introductory paragraphs to each of the regions
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In Grade 6, students study people, places, and societies of the contemporary world. Societies for study are from the following regions of the world: Europe, Russia and the Eurasian republics, North America, Central America and the Caribbean, South America, Southwest Asia-North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Pacific realm.
(13) Culture. The student understands the similarities and differences within and among cultures in various world societies. The student is expected to:
(A) identify and describe common traits that define cultures and culture regions;
(14) Culture. The student understands that all societies have basic institutions in common even though the characteristics of these institutions may differ. The student is expected to:
(A) identify institutions basic to all societies, including government, economic, educational, and religious institutions;
(B) compare characteristics of institutions in various contemporary societies; and
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