This cultural hands-on activity provides you with the tools to engage your students in research based reading and reinforces map skills as well. Students practice presentation skills and the final project becomes a colorful interactive bulletin board display where students can open shutter books and learn from their classmates’ research. The project works well for whole class instruction, enrichment, centers, or partner collaboration.
The file includes...
* Detailed lesson plan
* Common Core Standards for Grades 3 - 5
* “The Culture of a Country” recording sheet (color)
* “The Culture of a Country” recording sheet (black and white)
* Directions and illustrations for making a Foldable Shutter book (poster or sheet)
* Student Samples (For teacher and/or student reference)
* Grading Rubric for Foldable Project (includes student directions, teacher assessment, student self-evaluation)
* 9 Essential Question posters (including 1 blank)
* 16 Reading Skills mini posters (2 to a page)
* 1 colorful “Guidelines for Presentations” poster
* 1 black & white "Guidelines for Presentations" poster
* Definition of Culture poster
* 2 headers - “Cultural Features” and “Map Features”
* 5 Cultural Features mini posters including 1 blank (3 to a page) for your word wall
* 2 map feature mini posters (2 to a page) for your word wall
* 3 pages of website URLs to click on for culture research
* 1 page of book suggestions to teach culture, diversity, and self-awareness
* 11 pages of map outlines for students to trace (2 to a page)
* 1 world map outline for students to trace
Common Core State Standards for grades 3 - 5
PLEASE NOTE: This product is a part of a larger cultural unit that includes close reading, graphic organizers for critical thinking, comparing Cinderella stories and culture, dramatization, script writing, and more hands-on projects. There are over 7 lessons with several activities for group and individual work. More essential questions and skills are included. Click on the link below to check it out and save $.
Cinderella, Culture and the Common Core: A Multicultural Fairytale Unit