US Culture: What is President’s Day?

14/03/2019

Find info here

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US Culture: Why Is Groundhog Day a Holiday?

12/03/2019

This day is all over the news in the USA. What does it mean? Find answers here


US Culture: Resources to Create Black History Month Lessons

31/01/2019

Link to resources

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USA Culture: Thanksgiving Menus

30/01/2019

Great authentic resources for a unit or lesson on Thanksgiving at https://www.buzzfeed.com/nataliebrown/helpful-charts-for-cooking-thanksgiving-dinner?smid=fb-nytdining&smtyp=cur&utm_term=.rv24vz89Q#.tf3LPpyz8


USA Culture: Turkey And Tamales: People Of Color Share Their Multicultural Thanksgivings

28/01/2019

Learn about cultural experiences in the USA at https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/11/20/669354317/turkey-and-tamales-people-of-color-share-their-multicultural-thanksgivings


Video: This Poet Powerfully Captures the Struggle of Latinos Who Can’t Speak Spanish

21/01/2019

Many of us attribute immigrant cultural identity to speaking another home language. As an immigrant, I know how difficult it is to transmit my birth language to my US-born child. It takes dedication, commitment, resources, and the cooperation of a child to achieve mastery in the parent’s language. So, how does a child that is seen as part of my cultural group because of my accent self-identify? And how does a child who may not master the parent language feel about the missing language? The second generation immigrant cultural and linguistic identity issue is very personal to me, and I enjoyed finding the featured author at http://remezcla.com/features/culture/8-confessions-of-my-tongue/


US Culture: Customs and Culture

21/01/2019

Find the following topics (screenshot):

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at https://www.rong-chang.com/immigrants/customsculture.htm

and:

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at https://www.rong-chang.com/immigrants/


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