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Dinosaurs In Argentina
Students study the fossils in Argentina and why it is a good place to find them. In this dinosaurs activity students learn about the recent dinosaur excavations.
Economic Crisis in Argentina
Students investigate the history, people, and the economy of Argentina. They complete a Webquest, explore various websites, answer discussion questions, and identify and read newspaper articles about local businesses that export goods to other countries.
Students explore the benefits and drawbacks of free trade from the perspective of the United States, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile and Mexico. For homework, they each write a letter to the editor expressing their personal viewpoint on trade.
Students research tango music and dancing and research where it comes from. In this tango lesson plan, students research Argentina and South America while learning about the tango and making posters of it.
Students listen to tango music and research the country it came from. In this music activity, students find that tango music comes from Argentina. They listen and dance to the music and then write stories.
South American Countries: Area Activity
In this area worksheet, students use a table with a an area given for Argentina in square kilometers, then use that to complete the table, finding area for other South American countries.
The Flag of Argentina
In this Flag of Argentina worksheet, students color the Flag of Argentina after reading the directions to the colors and the history of the flag. Students color 1 flag.
Map of Argentina
In this map of Argentina learning exercise, students label key areas, cities, bodies of water and surrounding countries, then color the map according to directions.
Bank Loans Money to Start Businesses
After locating Latin American countries on a world map, children read about how microbanks are loaning money to help start small businesses. Involving both current events and economics, the teacher introduces the article with a map activity and vocabulary challenge. The class reads the news article and participate in a think-pair-share discussion. The lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
Verb Tenses: Present, Past, and Future
In this recognizing verb tenses: present, past, and future worksheet, students read a review of verb tenses with example sentences, identify the tenses of verbs in sentences, rewrite sentences to change them to past tense and future tense, and review and assess knowledge. Students write thirty-one answers.
Welcome to the Americas
Students research and map the North and South American continents. In this geography instructional activity on the Americas, students can locate North, Central and South American countries and states. Students choose a location to research and prepare a report or multi-media project on that location.
Seas of Grass
Learners view a video clip about grasslands. They identify threats to grasslands and describe cultures which have adapted to grassland conditions. They discuss possible solutions to preserve grasslands as well.
Dinosaur Eggs Discovered! Unscrambling the Clues
Just a heads up: this lesson is based on a book, Dinosaur Eggs Discovered! Unscrambling the Clues. If you do not have or do not want to purchase the book, you may still find the other activities and worksheets useful in your earth science curriculum. There are links to interactive websites, BBC News articles, printable reading and comprehension questions, and more. Keep this as a mini resource library for your earth history unit.
In this social studies instructional activity, students find the words that are associated with the country of Argentina. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
Cristina Kirchner: Famous People (ELL Assignment)
This lengthy assignment for English language learners includes a one-page reading on the Argentinian president, Cristina Kirchner, and numerous activities/exercises that address listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more. An answer key is provided for some of the exercises.
Argentina: Explore Latin America
This is a really neat worksheet! Kids click on each of the provided links to answer each of 11 questions. They'll discover geographical, demographic, environmental, and cultural facts about Latin America. They'll even learn to write Mayan numbers. Tip: A great resource to send home over a break.
In this research worksheet, students answer 25 questions about the World Cup 2006. For example, "What position does Luis Figo play and for what team?"
Geography of South America
Young explorers study South American geography. They study maps and create a physical map of the Andes themselves! They also research the geography, environment, and the culture of the Andes and present a report to the class.
World Cup: Did England rig the results?
Students discuss a rugby match to understand its world implications. In this rugby activity, students read and analyze primary documents to find how sports effect world relations. Students answer critical thinking questions related to the document.
Hispanic Arts: Visual Arts, Dance and Music
Students observe global cultures by listening to music and watching videos. In this Latin American dance lesson, students define merengue, salsa and other dances from the Hispanic culture while listening to Latin rhythm music. Students view educational DVD's which discuss reggae as well as the tango.