Annie and the Old One:
Curriculum Objective 6020-0201:
Identify cultural traits and values
that are inherited and acquired; i.e.,
family, religious, and cultural traditions, physical
Where a person lives influences their
culture. Annie, from Annie and
the Old One, lives in the desert with neighbors
scattered across the
countryside. The student live in a city with neighbors
across the street
and ready access to water. At the end of this lesson the
students will be
able to correctly identify three or more environmental
between Annie's world and their world and how these
who they are.
Annie's World and Ours handout
large chart paper
Introduction (20 min):
1. Remind students of the story
that was read yesterday. Talk about the
land and objects that make up Annie's world. List them on
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2. Ask students what makes up our
world. List them on the board.
3. Ask the students what would be
different in their lives if they lived in
- not be able
to walk to school
- no snow in
would have to cover more
activities not available
- have to grow
4. Explain and pass out Annie's
World and Ours handout. Allow students
time to complete.
Methods (15 min):
4. Explain that the place someone
lives influences their way of life, their
culture. If Annie came to our world what would be
different for her?
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food - yarn for
5. As students answer this, write
their answers on a large chart paper,
make a class story-- "If Annie Came to Our World."
Closure (30 min):
6. When this is finished, pass out
two pieces of plain white paper to each
students for the chalk drawing.
7. To draw, tear or cut a piece of
paper in desired shape, draw heavy
chalk line along edge of torn piece, place on plain
paper, rub chalk off
design onto plain paper using a tissue, repeat until
picture is complete).
8. Hand my own drawing on board for
model. Demonstrate how I made
the mesa and bluff, the cactus, and the sky.
9. Let students create their own
pictures. Wander and assist as needed.
10. Give five minutes to clean
11. While writing the class story,
try to get responses from each students.
Since the paper space is limited, monitor responses
12. Handout--Annie's World and