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Overview In this experience, students interact with vocabulary words that they will encounter throughout Unit 8: Texas Culture. Estimated duration: 30 minutes Vocabulary words: Objective
In this experience, students interact with vocabulary words that they will encounter throughout Unit 8: Texas Culture.
Estimated duration: 30 minutes
You have learned about the history and geography of Texas throughout this course. In this unit, you will focus on the cultural side of Texas.
This lesson builds your vocabulary with words you will use in this unit. The words are:
Entrance to the fair grounds in Dallas, home of the State Fair of Texas
The State Fair of Texas is held every year in Dallas. One of the many famous activities is the Annual Big Tex Choice Awards, which are given to new fried food dishes in one of three categories: savory, sweet, and most creative.
Why do you think that food is an important part of a culture?
Food is one of the elements required for survival. Since the foods that people eat were originally dependent on the area in which they lived, different ethnic groups developed their own style of cooking. Holiday celebrations often have their own food traditions as well, reinforcing the cultural importance of food.