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The Cup - Curriculum Guide

About this Package

This interdisciplinary curriculum guide for educators based on the film "The Cup" includes 11 lesson plans that cover math, science, language arts, social studies, media literacy, visual arts and specialty areas. It is available in both print and electronic versions.

  1. Social Studies | On the Roof of the World
  2. Social Studies | Introduction to Buddhism
  3. Media Literacy | Viewing The Cup
  4. Language Arts | Orygen Comes of Age
  5. Film-Specific Cross-Cultural Understanding | Daily Life in Tibet
  6. General Cross Cultural Understanding | Learning about Culture and Greetings
  7. Social Studies, Current Events | A World of Refugees
  8. Media Literacy | The Politics of Production
  9. Science | Energy Sources and Resources
  10. Mathematics | The Value of Money
  11. Visual Arts | The Art of the Mandala

Additional themes explored through the guide are:

  • Living in exile
  • The refugee experience
  • Globalization
  • History of China and Tibet
  • Rural life
  • Belief systems
  • Buddhism
  • Coming of age
  • Responsibility
  • Tibetan traditions and culture

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