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                           Unit Plan Proposal for Grade 3




NCSS Standard: Culture

Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of culture and cultural diversity, so that the learner can
A: explore and describe similarities and differences in the ways groups, societies, and cultures address similar human needs and concerns;
B: give examples of how experiences may be interpreted differently by people from diverse cultural per-spectives and frames of reference;
C: describe ways in which language, stories, folktales, music, and artistic creations serve as expressions of culture and influence behavior of people living in a particular culture;
D: compare ways in which people from different cultures think about and deal with their physical environ-ment and social conditions;
E: give examples and describe the importance of cultural unity and diversity within and across groups.

Big Idea/ Theme: Chinese Culture

Lesson 1: Chinese Culture/Immigration- Video and Map Study

Lesson 2: Field Trip to the Library

Lesson 3: Service/Action Plan

Lesson 4: Chinese New Year- Literature

Lesson 5: Chinese New Year Decorations-Art

Lesson 6: Mock Chinese New Year Celebration- Role Play

DRAFT: This module has unpublished changes.