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Lesson Plans

Re: artsednet-digest V2 #1093

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Norma Navarro (nnavarro)
Tue, 1 Dec 1998 10:24:36 -0700 (MST)

> In response to Food and Culture:
> Wu Shunk Ching,
> I saw some great ideas in your project idea. I like the creation of a
> brochure by the students- combining art, writing, observation, reflection,
> and culture. Yet it might be more insightful for the students to assume
> the role of the native people or a social sciencist rather than a tourist.
> Tourists tend to rely on superfical and simple understandings of people
> and history. This would be a good opportunity to refine the students
> critical learning skills. Food plays an important role in culture, but it
> is only the tip of the iceberg. Religion, Communications styles, Division
> of labor, gender relationships, Marriage rituals, Matrilineal
> vs.Patrilineal or Bilineal kinships, the list goes on. In striving for
> more complex understanding of people all these ascepts need to be discuss.
> Children have an amazing ablity to notice what adults tend to look over.
> norma dn