In this activity, students will gain practice in creating their own graphs by constructing a line graph and a bar graph. Students will create line graphs to illustrate trends in immigration to the United States. Students will title the line graph "Immigration to the United States from 1820-1985." Students will be provided with information to construct the graph.
Together teacher and students will put together an
MULTICULTURAL AWARENESS WEEK
. Students will be involved in making a variety of hands-on activities. Including: using clay to sculpture, making drawings or paintings or collages. Students will then set-up displays. Some artwork displayed including different works of art by different artists, handouts on artists, which would include background information, recipes from different cultures, fashions, including clothing, hairstyles, headdress, beads, and pins.
This display will be set-up in the school library, so that it maybe shared with all students and staff in the school.
Culminating activities for this unit includes a slide presentation. Students will view the works of famous artists in each culture. Students will be guided through exercises to help them interpret, analyze, and describe paintings.
Students will be tested on parts of this unit, which includes, vocabulary, comprehension, critical thinking skills, map skills and writing skills.
Most people do not realize how greatly culture influences their behavior until they come across other ways of doing' things.
Any cultural contact between two societies with different cultures causes change in both societies. Each borrow cultural traits from the other.