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Identify Cultures


Identify cultures that contributed to the development of the United States (i.e., Native American, African, British, Scottish, Irish, and German). 8.1.2

Links verified 5/24/2011

  1. Africans in America - America's journey through slavery - a major collection of images, documents, stories, biographies, and commentaries
  2. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsBuilding Bridges - a Peace Corps Classroom Guide to Cross-Cultural Understanding
  3. Culture Quest World Tour - Join Parsifal Penguin and Ophelia Owl as they learn about many of the world's cultures
  4. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsCultures of the World - a page from Great Web Sites for Kids
  5. Native Americans - Many different Native American groups lived in North America. Click on an area of the map to learn about life in that region.
  6. Western Hemisphere Test Practice - strategies for tackling many of the items you will find on a test - Note : Only the Strategies section works, but there are some great suggestions there.]

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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