ERIC Number: ED276672
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Culture: Map, Research, Present, and Write.
A small group activity involving the study of a cultural group is presented. The assignment consists of four activities: making a map, giving an oral report, choosing a writing activity, and participating in a skit about a cultural group. The assignment lists seven step-by-step procedures and grading criteria. Student groups choose among 12 cultural groups and 12 cultural universals. A list of the 10 skills involved in the assignment is included. The paper contains a "Group Check Sheet"; an "Introduction to Maps and Atlases," which describes 7 types of maps and 5 categories of atlases; a "Map Reproduction Activity," which lists 10 steps on making the assignment map; a "Group Presentation Sheet," which lists 12 categories for discussion; "Preparing a Skit about Your Cultural Group," which lists 7 steps; "Writing to Explore Your Cultural Group," which includes discussions on a diary, dialogue, and letter; a "Group Work Self-Evaluation" form; and a "Culture Project Evaluation" form. (TRS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Northwest Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of English (Portland, OR, April 27-29, 1986).