TEKS - University of North Texas

TEKS - University of North Texas



W AY THE Questions Essential Question What is happening All the Way Around the World? 1. 2.

Unit Questions Why do we need to know about the seven different Continents? What are some interesting facts about different cultures? TEKS (2) Listening/speaking/culture. The student listens and speaks to gain knowledge of his/her own culture, the

culture of others, and the common elements of cultures. The student is expected to: (A) connect experiences and ideas with those of others through speaking and listening (K-3); and (B) compare language and oral traditions (family stories) that reflect customs, regions, and cultures (K3). There are 7 continents North America

WE ALL SHARE A PIECE OF THE PUZZLE. Asia Europe South America Australia

Africa Antarctica Every Continent except Australia and Antarctica is broken up into different There are many different Cultures divided amongst countries

These countries. A Few Consist of Asian Mexican American African Indian Asian

Asian art Literature and Cuisine play major roles in the Asian culture. Hispanic Churches, family, and food are major priorities for the Hispanic culture. American Movies, music, and sports play a large role in American culture.

African Africas main focus is on the arts, crafts, food, and people. Indian Indian cultures are very family oriented, dedicated to their religion and have many different types of food.

References Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills- third grade Texas education agency (2002) http://www.tea.state.tx.us/teks/grade/Third_Gr ade.pdf Wikipedia- Asian cultures (2008) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_of_Asia

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