Unit: The Cultures of Utah (Elementary Unit-4th Grade)
Drama Integration Unit
Becca Cardon Christiansen, Emily Trejo, Pollyanna Eyler
Students will demonstrate their understanding of different cultures in Utah as they compare and contrast their own cultures to those within the communities.
National Theatre Standards:
Utah Core Standards:
Key Knowledge and Skills:
Authentic Performance Tasks:
1st Lesson (Lesson #4): Diverse Cultures in Utah
Objective: Students will gain empathy for immigrants from the many diverse cultures currently in Utah by participation a guided drama where the students migrate from earth to another planet.
2nd Lesson (Lesson #2): Lesson #2
Objective: Students will understand the impact of Migration Farmworkers in Utah by participating in a day in the life activity.
3rd Lesson (Lesson #6): Native Americans in Utah
Objective: Students will demonstrate their understanding of Native American culture and how stories are traditionally passed along as they participate in a scene circle.
4th Lesson (Lesson #4): Lesson #4
Objective: Students will understand their heritage and how it contributes to Utah’s culture by discussing their role in Utah, as an important member to their family.
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