Cultural Anthropology Teacher Resources

Find Cultural Anthropology lesson plans and worksheets
Showing 25 - 48 of 182 resources
Lesson Planet

Two Very Different Concepts of Time

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the concept of cultural anthropology. In this culture studies lesson plan, students consider the culture of Guinea as they read "The Meaning of Time" by Katherine Ross. Students also discuss the traits of monochronic and...
Lesson Planet

Art to Zoo: Celebration

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students research and develop a report on birthday rituals around the world. In this research lesson plan, students compare birthday rituals from other cultures to their own. Images and resources are included.
Lesson Planet

JAPAN, IMAGES A PEOPLE

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students interpret Japanese and American paintings; evaluate paintings as sources of cultural and historical information
Lesson Planet

India: Where Remarkable Differences Are Ordinary

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research India and Indian culture. In this Indian research lesson plan, students research and report on the lives of Indian children. The report will be in the form of a mock interview between a journalist and an Indian child....
Lesson Planet

True Blue? On Being Australian

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Who or what is an Australian? Discover a plethora of student-centered, engaging activity ideas on the question of Australian identity, organized according to five major themes: people, symbols, place, sport, and words.
Lesson Planet

Artifacts

For Teachers K - 4th
Students examine different artifacts and determine the difference between personal and cultural objects. They collect items from their home of cultural importance as well. They identify all they can from artifacts they are given to analyze.
Lesson Planet

International Institute of Archaeology an Anthropology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars research early humans and their cultures. They conduct Internet research, discuss their findings with their group, evaluate the information provided by artifacts, and create a report to present to a simulated archaeology...
Lesson Planet

Break the Code: Anthropology Terms

For Students 5th - 7th
Spice up your study of basic anthropology terms using this decoding worksheet. Using a provided code, learners answer 10 fill-in-the-blank questions. Because the code is very simple, more advanced pupils may enjoy the challenge of...
Lesson Planet

Zora Hurston Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Young scholars explore American culture by reading classic literature in class. In this African-American history lesson, students read the story Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree while identifying the work and contributions of the...
Lesson Planet

Humor and Anthropology/Ethnic Humor

For Teachers Higher Ed
By posing controversial questions about racially charged words and jokes, this presentation explores the function and use of ethnic humor. Sure to inspire debates and discussions in your sociology or anthropology class, the slideshow...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

"Their Eyes Were Watching God": Folk Speech and Figurative Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using or considering using Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God? Then this packet is a must for your curriculum library. The examination of how Hurston combines folklore and folk language to create the voice of her...
Lesson Planet

Sa Hi Pa Ca (Once Upon a Time): Lesson Plan 2

For Teachers 4th Standards
What tools do archaeologists and anthropologist use to learned about what life was like in the past. After watching West of The West's documentary Once Upon a Time that details how scientists use artifacts to establish a history of the...
Lesson Planet

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewZora Neale Hurston's novel Their eyes Were Watching God has been highly praised and severely criticized for its depiction of African American folk culture. A set of primary source materials, including photographs, articles, essays, and...
Lesson Planet

Breathing New Life into Old Traditions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the role of ceremonies and other traditions of Native American cultures. They research various Native American nations and create posters that visually depict their research.
Lesson Planet

Mongolian Museum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students act as curator of a Mongolian museum and create a brochure detailing a new exhibit of artifacts. The brochure include a floor plan of the exhibit and a description that be used in the museum tour.
Lesson Planet

Escape to Freedom

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study the Underground Railroad. In this history of slavery instructional activity, 5th graders investigate how slaves communicated. Students read books, sing songs, and view maps of slave routes. Students make a word search...
Lesson Planet

Technology-Supported Lesson Template

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the major elements of a culture and the importance of religion in it.
Lesson Planet

The Nacerima

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils explore different cultures by reading an article on the Naceriman culture and then comparing it with various aspects of the American culture. This allows students to create their own ideas about how different cultures address...
Lesson Planet

Lesson: Jeremy Deller: Conversing about Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bridge cultural awareness, community, government, and art with an introspective and thought-provoking lesson. Upper graders become globally and socially aware as they analyze and explore the art of Jeremy Deller. They consider his images...
Lesson Planet

What Death Brings to Life (Teen Living Component)

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students research and discuss many common characteristics of modern cultures and examine ancient cultures for comparison. They study the components of anthropology and ethnocentrism.
Lesson Planet

To Dig or Not to Dig: The Stadium Showdown

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine an ethical public dilemma. In this cultural resource lesson, students role play to examine their personal beliefs regarding the protection of cultural resources. They evaluate possible actions they can take to protect...
Lesson Planet

New World Meets Old

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students demonstrate understanding of basic facts about Christopher Columbus and different theories regarding his background. They try to solve the mystery of Christopher Columbus' background and write an essay offering their own opinion.
Lesson Planet

Life Along the Ring of Fire

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research geological forces that create the Ring of Fire and its effects on cultures. They write reports on how natural disasters influence societies.
Lesson Planet

African Art: Ntan Drum

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students study African history, anthropology and culture using the lens of the art object, Ntan Drum. Lesson and instruction is differentiated for elementary, middle and high school students.