A thorough introduction to the idea of culture and the vocabulary words associated with it for an intermediate and middle school level. A graphic organizer is included to be utilized in a student's interactive notebook. Students compare and contrast different cultures around the world and then view definitions, pictures, and examples of nine vocabulary words. The lesson includes a journaling prompt that encourages class discussion as a way to add summary time into your class. A student handout is included which allows students to apply their knowledge to a real world culture.
Lesson Includes: PowerPoint, Graphic Organizer, Student fill-in -the-blank notes for modified students, a student handout, and a quick teacher reference guide.
Vocabulary Covered: culture, cultural traits, similarities and differences, tradition, custom, compare and contrast, ethnic group, majority group, minority group, diversity, multiculturalism, culture region
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