Use creative characters to illustrate concepts across curriculum.
Develop an appreciation of world cultures through creative projects that develop a better understanding of others. Students can explore holidays, traditions, native languages, dress and experiences of people in their local and global communities.
Use Chinese New Year Animals to create a fun zodiac wheel and develop cultural awareness.
Supplies Used: Brad, Cardstock or Construction Paper, Craft Sticks, Crayons or Colored Pencils, Glue Gun, 10" Paper Plate, Scissors
The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.
English Language Arts: Multicultural Understanding
K-12: Standard 9
Standards for the English Language Arts, by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, Copyright 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.
Social Studies: Culture
Pre-K-12: Standard 1
National Council for the Social Studies, Expectations of Excellence: Curriculum Standards for Social Studies (Washington, D.C.: NCSS, 1994). This book may be purchased by calling 800-683-0812. Electronic copies of it are not available. Source: Curriculum Standards for Social StudiesSource:Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
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