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Crash Course Theater and Drama

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Forsooth! Here’s a collection that has everything you ever wanted to know about the theater and drama—everyone from Aristotle to Chikamatsu, from Moliere to Shakespeare to Williams. From Banraku to Zaju, every type from comedy to...
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German Immigrants Contributions to the Upper Midwest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore contemporary lifestyles, cultures, traditions are influenced by the contributions of the German settlers of that region. They research these influences and design a brochure to entice potential immigrants to the Upper...
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Mapping Cultural Universals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify the correlations between many nations.  For this geographic culture lesson, students create maps based on nationalities, languages and religions.  Students present their maps to the class.
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Social Studies - Germany Culture

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore German culture.  In this World History lesson, 8th graders examine specific traditions in Germany then compare the traditions to the United States through research, activities and discussion.
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Chinese Cultural Revolution: "The Wounded"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
“The Wounded,” the title story from a collection of stories about the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1977-78), is the central text in a World Literature unit examining choices. An anticipation guide, discussion topics, vocabulary list,...
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7th Grade German

For Teachers 3rd
Each of these slides has clear images, text, and short summaries which will introduce basic facts about Germany to your students.  There are photographs to accompany facts about important events in World War I and II, and also some...
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Kaffee - und Teegesellschaften: German Foods

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your Language high schoolers to the culture and 19th century German custom of serving coffee and cake at small parties. They read old cookbooks, sort recipes, prepare foods, compare old German recipes to recipes from home and...
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Ein Interkulturelles Projekt!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Get your class in touch with other students of German (or German students) through this intercultural project. Your pupils can correspond with others in any or all of the ways listed here. The resource provides links to special programs...
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Die Weisse Rose: German History

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students conduct research on a German anti-Nazi group named "Die Weisse Rose", the White Rose, that eventually lost their lives for their resistance to Nazi rule. They view films, access the Internet, prepare responsive narratives to the...
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Immigration Unit

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders develop an appreciate for the various cultures that are present in their local community. Through reading and research, they explain how various culture came to live in their area. At the conclusion of the unit, 3rd...
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Around the World: Philanthropy in Europe

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate the geographic and cultural differences in Europe. In this social studies lesson, students research and describe the philanthropy of different European nations, while charting and comparing them to each other.
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Chinese Writing

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore Chinese culture. In this Chinese writing lesson plan, 7th graders explain the differences between written and spoken Chinese as well as how the current Chinese writing system was formed. Students identify simple...
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Crusades and Culture in the Middle Ages

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Crusades sounds like a glamorous time period in the Middle Ages full of glory—but was it? Scholars find and review the truth of the Crusades' influence on the world through the resource. The study guides, separated individually by...
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: Historical and Cultural Context

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
An insult to American politicians? A satire of news media? Or a critique of censorship, political corruption, and media propaganda? As part of a unit study on film, class members examine how director Frank Capra's develops these themes...
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Cultural Landscape in the Virginia Colony

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe the way of life in the Virginia colony. They compare and contrast how living in a different city or state is different than living in Portsmouth. They explore the experiences of various immigrants and how they changed...
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German Americans and Their Cultural Influences in Cincinnati

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research the cultural influences of German immigrants on the language, food, religion, business and art in Cincinnati, Ohio.  In this German Americans in Cincinnati lesson, students visit selected websites and books to create a...
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We Are the Champions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Can international sports events be indicative of a country's national pride? Learners consider how the Germany-hosted 2006 World Cup contributed to German cultural pride, and how the fundamentals of sports is celebrated around the world,...
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Postwar Attitudes and Art

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Sneak a peek at the art, literature, and culture of America in the 1920's. Realism, cubism, expressionism, dadaism, and surrealism are covered with vivid examples. Use the presentation as you discuss post WWI America with your class. 
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A Shared Artistic Tradition: Pennsylvania German Pottery

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discover traditions of different cultures through their artwork.  In this art history lesson, students investigate antique Pennsylvanian German pottery from the 17th and 18th century and analyze the images it contains.  Students...
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Christmas Around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore cultural traditions by completing worksheets in class. In this Holiday survey lesson, students discuss their family traditions at Christmas time and the cultural background of their family. Students complete a grid...
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Line Star State Construction

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore the cultural diversity of Texas. They discuss the cultures that are represented in the music at the Lone Star Symphony concert: French, Czech, Mexican, Native American, German, African-American, and Spainsh. Students...
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Hidden Children

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore, analyze and study a specific genocidal event in twentieth-century history, The Holocaust. They evaluate a variety of historical artifacts and synthesize the information gathered into their own in order to...
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The Weimar Republic: Historical Context and Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that way before Hitler became a dictator, he actually spent nine months in a German jail? Provide the background for the escalating point before the Nazi party took over in World War II through the exercises in the resource....
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German Immigrants:Their Contributions to the Upper Midwest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study how contemporary lifestyles/cultures/traditions are influenced by the contributions of the settlers of that region; and use their prior knowledge of German to discuss photographs of people.

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