Gaining Cultural Familiarity: Understanding Differences and Similarities

Developed by David Fuentes, Penn State Graduate Student, College of Education

Based on a presentation by Turan Balik, Young Scholars at Central Pennsylvania at the Teaching the Globe workshop

  • Lesson Plan - This lesson plans objectives is for students will be able to recognize differences and similarities between their own lives and the lives of other children living in a different country. Students will also be able to value the differences that may seem strange to them by allowing themselves to walk in the shoes of other children, and to think about similarities as well as differences.
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