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Showing Grade 1, Unit 5, Cultural Diversity of Americans
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Billy Bear's Kwanzaa Site

http://www.billybear4kids.com/holidays/kwanzaa/kwanzaa.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Billy Bear helps young children to understand the principles of Kwanzaa. Standards K.1.2, K.6.1, 1.5.1, and 1.5.3

Comments: There are lots of fun activities for young children here.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 385

Butterfly That Stamped

http://www.boop.org/jan/justso/butter.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is one of Rudyad Kipling's "Just So" stories and is a useful tool to expand young students' cultural understanding. Standard 1.4.3

Comments: This can be used a read aloud story.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 480

Chinese Calendar

http://www.webexhibits.com/calendars/calendar-chinese.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: For accurate information about the Chinese Calendar and Chinese New Year, this site is worth a visit. It is important to know that not all cultures use the American manner of keeping track of time. Standards K.5, 1.4.3, and 1.5.3

Comments: This site is part of Calendars Through the Ages and it also includes information about the Christian, Jewish, Islamic and Indian calendars. Students will need adult help with the information.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 639

Culture Quest

http://ipl.sils.umich.edu/youth/cquest/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Join Parsifal Penguin and Olivia Owl as they sample the delicious cuisines, play the games, see the museums full of arts, crafts and history, hear the folktales and learn about the holidays & festivals of many of the world's cultures. Standards 1.4.3, 1.5.1 and 1.5.3

Comments: This site covers all the continents, including Antarctica. It is very child oriented.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 860

Folktales from Japan

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/japan.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are eight text-only Japanese folktales that provide an interesting window on Japanese culture for people of all ages. This site links to a very broad study of folklore throughout the world by D.L. Ashliman at the University of Pittsburg. Standards 1.4.3, 6.6.3, and 7.5.3

Comments: The text is dense for young students, so a read-aloud with an activity to illustrate the tales would work well. The tales will be a very useful illustration of Confucianist and Japanese cultural themes in a sixth or seventh grade class.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1265

Korean Folktales

http://park.org/Korea/Pavilions/PublicPavilions/KoreaImage/hangul/litera/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are four illustrated Korean folktales that provide an interesting window on Korean culture for people of all ages. Standards 1.4.3, 6.6.3, and 7.3.3

Comments: The tales will be a very useful illustratoin of Confucianist ideals in a sixth or seventh grade class.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1896

Russian Folktales

http://russian-crafts.com/tales.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a text-only rendition of over 45 folktales from Russia, including some famous tales such as the Frog Princess. Standards 1.4.3, and 1.5.3

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2683

Say Hello to the World

http://ipl.sils.umich.edu/youth/hello/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn how to say hello in many different languages. This site also lists words that have come into use in the English language from other languages, and provides links to many other sites related to the culture. Standard 1.5.3

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2706

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