Partner

Instituto Politecnico de Castelo Branco

Country of Partner

Portugal

Title of OER (in English)

CULTURE IN A BOX

Title of OER (in national language)

CULTURA NUMA CAIXA

Type of OER

Lesson plan for teachers

URL 01https://www.etwinning.net/en/pub/get-inspired/kits/kit.cfm?id=4URL 02https://www.etwinning.net/files/kits/4/kit_4_en.pdfConditions of use

authorised for education purposes

Language (s)

English

School Year

Grade 5, Grade 6

Age group

From 10 to 11, From 11 to 12

Topic

European cultures.

Specific contents covered

Citizenship Education

You can use this OER in this/these subject area(s):

Social science / Social studies [Geography, History, etc...], English, Citizenship education / Personal development, Cross-curricular projects

English language skills

Listening - Spoken reception (Listening comprehension), Speaking - Spoken production (Oral production, interaction), Reading - Written reception (Reading comprehension), Writing - Written production (Written production)

Lexis

Related to differences and similarities between two or more cultures.

Type of materials included

Lessons plans, The project kit description, pedagogical objectives and the phases of the project.

How is it visually attractive for children?

The project is very attractive for children because they are supposed to involve themselves with other students from different nationalities.

Can the OER be customized and reused?

Yes

How?

Each teacher can adapt the lesson plan to her/his own reality and to each different class.

Can the OER be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration?

Yes

How?

The OER can be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration because in such a project several different participants can be involved: schools, teachers, and children.

Image(s)https://clil4yec.eu/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Culture-in-a-box.docxPoints of Strength

The OER takes the learner’s developmental stage, cognitive development and language competence into account., The OER integrates content and language, There is a varied number of items learners are expected to engage in, The response expected from learners is engaging (drawings, hands-on demonstrations, verbal, etc.), The OER makes it clear in which language learners are expected to respond, The OER can be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration