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Social Studies - 4th Grade
Standard 2 Objective 1
3 class periods of 45 minutes each
Students will learn about their own heritage by filling in an outline and then creating a poster.
A poster board for each child or access to other tools for displaying information collected.
"Culture includes a society's arts, beliefs, customs, institutions, inventions, language, technology, and values." Kottak, Conrad Phillip. "Culture." World Book Online Reference Center. 2009. [Place of access.] 25 June 2009
Students will be able to value their own heritage and culture as well the culture and heritage and culture of others. Students will be able to connect their cultural heritage to Utah's culture.
Look up student heritage by looking at Culture Grams on Pioneer Online Library CultureGrams Online Edition. Create a circle graph of represented cultures in the class. Write a paragraph describing ethnic contributions to Utah. Write a Utah Historical Figure Essay for the Sons of the Utah Pioneers Essay Contest.
Use the Pre/Post Activity Questionnaire (see materials) to demonstrate learning. Use a rubric to score posters.