|About Iowa Folklife Volume II|
Welcome to ! The Iowa Arts Council invites you to explore the traditional music, foods, dance, rituals, and crafts of Iowa's diverse cultures. helps teachers meet the requirements for the Iowa Core for Social Studies:
This online resource includes content pages, photos, audio samples, suggested readings, lesson plans, and a variety of online resources for students (k12) and educators. Use the whole curriculum or just one unit! Enhance your experience by inviting featured traditional artists or those from your community into your classroom. Consult the Folk & Traditional Artists link for each unit, the Iowa Folklife Roster , or Iowa Roots for artists' contact information, and apply for an Iowa Arts Council grant for artists' fees and other program expenses.
HARD COPIES: To download and print any of these units, simply press "print" to make copies for your students. PLEASE NOTE: The units and support materials may be copied for educational purposes only; materials may not be copied and resold for profit.
, a companion to Iowa Folklife: Our People, Communities, and Traditions, represents many years of creative collaboration with traditional artists, their communities, museum and library educators, and multicultural curriculum specialists.