Lesson Plans Lesson Plans Curricula Teacher's Guides Keywords 4 Result(s) K-5 Media Arts Music Sociology Grade Range K-5 The Meaning Behind the Mask Students explore the cultural significance of masks, discuss the use of masks in stories, and then investigate the role masks play in ceremonies and on special occasions in various African cultures. Grade Range K-5 What Makes a Hero? Who do we look up to and why? What constitutes a heroic action? After completing this lesson plan, students will be able to describe what makes a hero in various contexts. Grade Range K-5 Music from Across America Students examine and listen to a variety of forms of music to learn about the cultural, geographic, and stylistic diversity available within the United States. Grade Range K-5 Animals of the Chinese Zodiac In this lesson plan, students will learn about the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. In the process, they will learn about Chinese culture, as well as improve reading, writing, and researching skills.