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Showing Grade 1, Unit 5, Cultural Diversity of Americans
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Booker T. Washington - Web Museum for Young Students

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Description: Booker T. Washington was a great American. He believed that learning was the most important way to achieve success and happiness in life. Formerly enslaved, he worked to build a school so that all Americans would have the opportunity to learn. Standards K.6.2, 1.5.1 and 2.5

Author: Amy Wahe, California State University, San Bernardino

Lesson ID: 157

Konnichiwa, Welcome to My World

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Description: Have you ever thought of what if would be like to live in another part of the world? What is it like for children who move to the United States from another country? What would someone moving to the United States need to know about our culture? Standards 1.5.1 and 1.5.3

Author: Jamie Boston, Birch Lane and Pioneer Elementaries

Lesson ID: 622

A Cinco De Mayo WebQuest

Description: Cinco de mayo is a traditional Mexican holiday that we celebrate in May. During this time, our class will be dancing and performing for the entire school. Some of the kids in our school do not know what Cinco de mayo is and why we celebrate it. Learn all you can about the Mexican holiday so that you will be well prepared to share what you have learned, with somebody from outside of our class! (in Spanish and English) Standard 1.5.1, 1.5.2, and 1.5.3

Author: College of Education, Arizona State University

Lesson ID: 6

Aesop and Ananse: Animal Fables and Trickster Tales

Description: In this unit, students will become familiar with fables and trickster tales from different cultural traditions and will see how stories change when transferred orally between generations and cultures. They will learn how both types of folktales employ various animals in different ways to portray human strengths and weaknesses and to pass down wisdom from one generation to the next. Students explore how folktales convey the perspectives of different world cultures through these West African and ancient Greek cultures. Enrich the study by adding American Indian fables and trickster tales from sites such as or from children's literature. Standard 1.5.3

Author: National endowment for the Humanities, Edsitement

Lesson ID: 29

Chop Sticks

Description: People of varied cultures use different utensils for eating. Brainstorm and chart the different utensils used for eating in the U.S. Beside each utensil, list which foods it could be used for. Standard 1.5.3

Author: China: Dim Sum

Lesson ID: 216

Cinderellas of the World WebQuest

Description: Are you someone who has recently moved to the United States? Maybe you were born here, but your family came from another country. Perhaps you and your entire family as far back as you can remember have always lived in America. No matter who you are, you have something in common with other people from around the world. Nearly every culture shares stories that are passed down to each generation. In this WebQuest, you will find out what Cinderella's life is like in different cultures around the world. Standard 1.5.3

Author: R. Thomas, Burlington School District

Lesson ID: 1479

Everybody Cooks Rice

Description: A young girl searches the neighborhood for her brother who is late for dinner. On the way, she discovers that all of her immigrant neighbors are cooking rice recipes brought from their native countries. She has a taste of each rice dish and then returns home to find her brother already at home eating rice. There are recipes for each of the rice dishes mentioned. Standard 1.5.3

Author: Barbara S. Yingling

Lesson ID: 368

Hey, Mom! What's for Breakfast?

Description: Think about the foods you eat for breakfast. Compare these with the choices of others in your class. Then research the foods eaten for breakfast in other parts of the world. Standard 1.5.3

Author: Judy Shull-Hiebenthal, EconEdLink

Lesson ID: 498

Holiday Treasure Hunt

Description: This site explores the history and traditions of holidays from Kwanzaa to Chinese New Year. It is in a treasure hunt format. Standard K.6.1, 1.3.2, and 1.5.3

Author: Candace Jackson, Museum Educational Foundation

Lesson ID: 507

Long Way to a New Land

Description: Read Long Way to a New Land by Joan Sandin and expand your learning through these interesting SCORE Language Arts CyberGuide activities. Make a choice about whether to immigrate to America, write about what you would pack for your trip, make a map and write a letter home. Standards 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 2.1.2, and 2.1.3


Lesson ID: 675

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