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

Volume Conversions
Discover Pi
Candy Heart Count
M&M Fractions
Create an Instrument
What Do I Want to Know?
Current Happenings in Science
Martin Luther King Jr.
Word Association
How Many Squares?
Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink
Celsius versus Fahrenheit
Distances Traveled
Totem Pole
Alphabetizing Objects
New Year’s Resolutions
Tall Tales
Animal Alphabetizing
Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!
Time Capsule Diorama
Discover Music
Compare Hair
Chalk Drawings
Grateful for Acrostic
Thanksgiving Dinner
How Far is Sydney?
Historical Trivia
Personal vs. Country Pride
What Comes First?
Situational Conversations
Valentine Flower Pots
Where Did He Go?
Survey Says
Put the Story in Order
Create a Collage
Bean Bag Throw-and-Catch
Bumper Stickers
Jacks
Am I a Square?
Tri-Angles
Trefoil Observation
Beast Feast
How Many Classrooms Fit?
Pumpkin Puffs
Inching Along
Homophones
Where Is This?
Dough Dreidel
Melting Ice
Spring Into Science