Cultural Artifact (Show and Tell)

Subgroup Size

Entire group


30 minutes

External Cost


Lesson Plan


Deardorff, D. K. (2012). Cultural artifact. In K. Berardo & D. K. Deardorff (Eds.), Building cultural competence: Innovative activities and models (pp. 155-157). Stylus Publishing.

As a result of this activity, participants will be able to: 1. "Increase their cultural self-awareness. 2. Broaden their perspectives on other cultures (especially if participants are from a variety of cultural backgrounds). 3. Get to know each other better" (Deardorff, 2012, p. 155).