For Teachers

NEW! Educational Curriculum Unit:

King County and Western Washington Cultural Geography, Communities, Their History and Traditions

Designed for Use By Washington State 7th and 8th grade Social Studies teachers for Washington State Culture and History curriculum.

Classroom-Based Assessment Unit for Enduring Cultures

This 10 week curriculum unit of 40 Lesson Plans, with accompanying cultural community and traditional art form essays and a searchable database of Washington state traditional artists, was developed by Northwest Heritage Resources and is designed to meet the educational requirements of Washington Superintendent’s Office of Public Instruction Classroom-Based Assessment for Enduring Cultures.

All lesson plans and essays are pdf files that can be downloaded and printed.

Lesson Plans

King County and Western Washington Cultural Geography Unit (431 KB)

Cultural Community Essays for:

  1. Puget Salish People of King County and Washington
  2. Chinese Americans of King County and Washington
  3. Asian Indians of King County and Washington
  4. Laotian Americans in King County and Washington
  5. Arab-Americans in King County and Washington

Traditional Art Form Essays:

  1. Traditional Arts in King County: Cantonese Opera
  2. Traditional Arts In King County: Kathak Dance
  3. Traditional Arts in King County: Hmong Basketry
  4. Traditional Arts in King County: Oud Music of the Arabic World

Folk & Traditional Artists of Washington Searchable Database

 

Lesson Plans by Jan C. Maher
Cultural Community and Traditional Art Form Essays by Sarah Loudon and Jill Linzee
Website Development and Design by Riley McLaughlin
A Heritage Education project by Northwest Heritage Resources

Funded in part by 4Culture/King County Lodging Tax Fund and the National Endowment for the Arts

 

 

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