resources have been provided by Dr. Jervis and others to
provide further background information for teachers.
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H. (1999). Cultural Anthropology: Tribes, States and the
Global System. 3rd edition. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Phillip. (2003). Cultural Anthropology. 5th edition.
New York: McGraw Hill.
Patricia. (1998). Teaching and Learning in a Diverse
World: Multicultural Education for Young Children. 2nd
edition. New York: Teachers College Press.
(1993). A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural
America. Boston: Little, Brown.
1. General information on world cultures
World Wise Schools from the Peace Corps: lessons in five
separate learning standard areas, folk tales, streaming
video on countries, letters from Peace Corps volunteers,
opportunities to partner with a Peace Corps volunteer.
Mission Geography: managed by NASA with lesson for teachers
and online materials to use with students. Lessons related
to scale, perspective, and water; lessons that use
satellite images from the U.S. and other countries.
Arizona Geographic Alliance: outline maps of Mexico and
regions of the world, maps that show different perspectives
(e.g., the Pacific Ocean in the center of the map).
WorldClimate: information, precipitation, temperature.
Visible Earth: satellite images from areas across the globe
5. New York State Education
Studies Resource Guide with Core Curriculum - pages 7-9 of the PDF version (pages 25-27 of the
print version) contain the content understandings for
Grade 3: Communities Around the World-Learning About People
Studies Instructional Strategies & Resources: Prekindergarten
Through Grade 6
- grade 3
section (pages 127-156).
Studies Publications webpage, including the complete versions
of the Social Studies Resource Guide with Core Curriculum
and Social Studies Instructional Strategies &
Resources: Prekindergarten Through Grade 6.
The New York
State Education Department's Virtual Learning System (VLS)
offers the full text of New York State's learning standards
with their key ideas and performance indicators, as well as
alternate performance indicators for students with severe
disabilities. It provides resources that classroom teachers
can use to support preK-12 standards-based instruction, such
as sample tasks, learning experiences and lesson plans.
and Anna Rhesa Versola. (1998). Children From Australia to
Zimbabwe: A Photographic Journey Around the World.
Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge Publishing.
S. (1996). Celebrations Around the World: A Multicultural
Handbook. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing.
Beatrice (in association with Oxfam). (2004). Let's Eat!
What Children Eat Around the World. New York: Henry Holt
Kindersley, Barnabas and Anabel (in
association with UNICEF). (1995). Children Just Like Me.
New York: Dorling Kindersley.
Morris, Ann et
al. (1992). Houses and Homes (Around the World
series). New York: HarperCollins.
Carol. (2002). Exploring Chinatown: A Children's Guide to
Chinese Culture. Berkeley, CA: Pacific View Press.
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