Sample Video 56: Culture 14: Stories of Immigration–From South Africa to America

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Hear one man’s story about emigrating from South Africa to America.  Learn about  life in his home country, what brought him to America, and how moving to America has changed his life.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 298: Cross Curricular Activity--Evaluating Live Interviews

This cross-curricular teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to get students thinking about: 1) how live interviews can be used to learn information on topics such as those discussed in the video, and 2) the effectiveness of this interview specifically in helping their learning on this topic as well as the effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) of interviews in general as a source of information.

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Teacher Tool 303: Cross Curricular Activity--Linking Music to Cultural Experiences

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity combining social studies, cultural study, and music as students learn about different cultures. This activity can be used in conjunction with a variety of Culture videos available on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 329: Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

Educate.Today is full of primary sources to use with your students. This teacher tool focuses on understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources and provides an example of an activity to do with students to build their effective use of primary sources in a research project.

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Teacher Tool 598: Arts Integration Activity--Leaving Home

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity combining social studies, literature, language arts, and visual arts as students learn about, and express their understanding of, topics including world cultures and the immigrant experience. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Culture-14, Culture-15, Culture-16, Culture-17, Culture-18, Culture-19, Culture-20, Culture-21, Culture-22, Culture-25, Culture-26, Culture-27, Culture-28, Culture-30.

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