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Center for Cultural Resources - Europe: Italy

Resources on Europe from the Center for Cultural Resources, Indiana University Southeast Library

Kit Information

This kit consists of 1 container of artifacts, 1 container of resources based on the universal 12 themes and a book bag.

Countries included in this kit are: Italy, Malta, San Marino, and Vatican City.

Kit Contents

Kit #1 - Highlighting globalization, this kit offers literary resources and case studies that evoke a sense of inter connectivity. The emotional stories contained within Passage to Liberty offer concise evidence of Italian immigrants and their experiences within an emerging American republic. Complete with letters, passports, and other primary sources this book offers a tangible peek into the stories of Italian immigrants to America.

Kit #2 - This robust kit includes a variety of culturally relevant items in relation to Italy, including Malta, San Marino, and Vatican City. Within the kit you will find instructional tools for Ancient Rome, cultural infusions of modern Italy into American culture, and replications of historical Italian philosophers and artists. Thematic games intended to replicate historical events provide students and teachers with the opportunity to investigate historical events in a contemporary environment. In addition to the artifacts and games, the kit includes various opportunities for teachers to set up activities that get students moving around the classroom while investigating relevant Italian artifacts. Gallery walks around the classroom would provide students with the opportunity to experience Ancient and Modern Italian culture in an American classroom while surrounded by decorations that encapsulate the breadth of Italian history.

Book Bag Contents

Highlighting globalization, this kit offers literary resources and case studies that evoke a sense of inter connectivity. The emotional stories contained within Passage to Liberty offer concise evidence of Italian immigrants and their experiences within an emerging American republic. Complete with letters, passports, and other primary sources this book offers a tangible peek into the stories of Italian immigrants to America.

Including; Newspapers, magazines, informational texts, coloring handouts, travel guides and more. 

 

 

Italy

Artifacts

Page Created by Teacher Candidates

Kenda Eley approaches the social studies classroom with the desire to actively engage students in the present while remaining cognizant of the past. From this perspective she endeavors to provide a springboard for students to launch themselves into adulthood as global citizens passionate about safeguarding democratic ideals.

Jared Willis contrasts historical realism with contemporary optimism, which is fueled by action within his social studies classroom. Determined to influence a younger generation of global citizens, Jared enlivens history for his students by creating projects for students to assess the past while pursuing positive progress going forward.