Connected Cultures
Age 7-9: Concept 4 - Relationships: Unit 3

In this unit, your child will discover the unique cultures of India, Mexico, and China. She will observe ways that each culture has influenced the United States and even her own community. She will design a "Museum of Culture" to highlight various aspects of these diverse cultures so that others may learn more about them.

This unit can be used independently, but it is also designed to be used concurrently with the literature unit for Iggie’s House.


  • Able to read and comprehend chapter books on a 3rd or early 4th grade reading level
  • Can answer comprehension questions about a chapter in a journal
  • Able to write three or four sentences on a topic
  • Usually used by children in third grade

Table of Contents

  • Lesson 1: People Around the World
  • Lesson 2: Culture in India (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Mexican Culture (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Chinese Culture (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Culture and Your Community (3 Days)
  • Lesson 6: New to America
  • Final Project: Museum of Cultures (3 Days)

Summary of Skills

Moving Beyond the Page is based on state and national standards. These standards are covered in this unit.
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