Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

Cultural Comparison

  1. You can use this activity after your class has read a book dealing with other cultures. You may also provide short stories from different cultures that the students can read for this center.
  2. Provide Venn diagrams that your students can use for this activity in order to compare descriptions of the main character in the story and descriptions of themselves.
  3. You can have a number of attributes that they need to compare/contrast or you can let them come up with several on their own.

More Center Focus Ideas

Magnet Fishing
Cultural Comparison
Easter Egg Contest
Create an Instrument
Giant Kiss
Picture Poems
Toothpick Sculptures
Discover Pi
Historical Perspective
Complete the Story
The Medal Winners
How Does Soap Affect Bubbles?
Historical Trivia
Halloween Word Search
Take for Granted
Hand Sculpture
Chinese Symbols
Love Songs
Millennium Mural
Favorite Olympic Athlete
All About Easter
Where Is This?
The Real Reason
Cinderella, Cinderella
Division with Models
Determining Density
Count Pine Cone Scales
The First Thanksgiving
Matching Animals To Their Names
Exaggeration In Stories
What Happens to the Paper?
Valentine Placemats
Animal Alphabetizing
Presidential Fractions
Compare Hair
Hieroglyphics
Distances Traveled
If I Were President...
Pumpkin Puffs
Totem Pole
Story in a Bag
Moon Months
Olympic Rings
What Weighs More?
The Mayflower Voyage
How Far is Sydney?
Leaf Estimation
Dancin’ Raisins
Re-tell A Story
Bottle Flutes