Breaching the Gulf Between Cultures

Peace Corps: World Wise Schools

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Students delve further into the dynamics, the challenges, and the rewards of adjusting to a new culture, as illustrated by the author's account of his father's coming to terms with Sri Lankan customs. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1 ,W.6.4, W.7.4, W.8.4, RL.9-10.1 , RL.9-10.2 , RL.9-10.6


December 2013
I like the use of the carousel activity. Also the reading of an account of another cultural and writing in response to it.
May 2013
Students write journals about adjusting to new cultures.