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Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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English Language Arts Grade 4
Reading: Informational Text Standard 7
1 class periods of 45 minutes each
Students will discover similarities and differences in the lifestyles and geography of Utah and another culture of various peoples.
volcanoes, origami, quilts, earthquakes, islands, bowing, shaking hands, hot springs, Pacific Ocean, homes, Tatami mats, paper screens, school, uniforms, backpacks, chopsticks, baseball, soccer, Sumo wrestlers, martial arts, playgrounds, Great Salt Lake, silverware, Arches, sagebrush, coyotes, beds, carpet, permanent walls.
You may want to complete the lesson titled, "Geography and Daily Life of Japan or any other Culture" with an Anticipation Guide before teaching this lesson.
Teacher should know how to compare and contrast using a Venn Diagram.
The students will use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast daily life and geography in Utah with daily life and geography in Japan or other culture.
Have the students use their Venn Diagram to write about what they learned.