You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
|Thematic Scenario:||You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby|
|Contexts\Outcomes:||Students explore childhood activities and preferences from various cultures.|
|Learn from Selected Countries/Cultures:||Cultural aspects of raising children in selected country.
Typical childhood activities/games played in selected country.
Impact of cultural practices on childhood preferences in selected country.
Each student participates in “show and tell.” (favorite toy, book, etc.) compared to childhood favorites in selected country.
Types of baby pictures taken in various cultures.
Students work in pairs to survey favorite toys, books, activities of classmates and children from other cultures..
Students work in pairs to compare/contrast various cultural childhood likes/dislikes and share findings with class.
Student groups compare and contrast “then” and “now.”
Students work in groups to compile and chart the results of the survey.
Each student writes a letter to a prospective exchange student about his/her childhood and preferences that meets specified rubric criteria.
Students can work individually or in groups to write a rap, nursery rhyme, or show ‘n tell to meet specified rubric criteria.