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8th Grade - Regional & Cultural


Recognize and appreciate cultural and regional differences signaled by word usage and vocabulary. 0801.1.16

Links verified on 7/14/2014

  1. Greetings Around the World - a few of the ways to say hello
  2. Historical and Cultural Context - Use your sleuthing skills to figure out when and where an historical event took place by examining some primary sources and using an educated guess to pinpoint them on a map and timeline
  3. Regional Dialects in the United States - read information on where the dialect gets its base and hear examples [This expired page comes from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
  4. Where is the Speaker From? - Click on a letter and listen to the speaker. Place the letter on the map indicating where the speaker is from This resource includes voice instructions for students
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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