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Monday, March 30, 2015

Third Graders Share Research on Korean and Haitian Cultures


During the winter term, our third grade boys studied the cultures of Korea and Haiti. As a culminating activity for that unit the boys researched an aspect of those cultures, for example transportation, music, art, or education.

Today in Mrs. Kim's classroom, boys in pairs gave presentations on their research. Each boy discussed how the aspect of culture he researched differed in the Korean and Haitian cultures.  He also cited the primary source used for his study.

Today's presentations demonstrated the boys' increased understanding and use of primary source materials, and their comprehension of the ways in which cultures are different and, importantly, why they differ.

Boys will bring this knowledge and understanding to the next segment of their study by choosing a culture that they will independently research and ultimately share with their classmates and families. 


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