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Students research Brazil's history and note the changes that take place over time in Brazil's history. They analyze reasons for changes in Brazil's history and compare and contrast Brazil's history with that of the United States in cooperative groups.
Students describe Brazil's geographic features and tell where in Brazil they are located. They develop an awareness of the relationship between Brazil's geography and the lifestyles of Brazil's people and Brazil's economy.
Young scholars appreciate the diversity of people. They compare the lives of the people of Brazil with the lives of people in the United States and appreciate the contributions made by people of Brazil.
High schoolers appreciate the gifts of natural resources on our planet and foster ways to protect them. They develop an awareness of the natural resources that are found in Brazil and use the Internet to research Brazil's resources.
Sixth graders develop an annotated list of sights to visit in Brazil including a description of what to see and do there. They name and locate cities within Brazil. They place textual and graphic information on the web.
Students see that a country's economic system influences all of the people in terms of their ability to find jobs, have goods to buy, and earn the income to buy these goods. They see how goods are produced and how income is earned in Brazil.
What an incredible collection of ideas for teaching about the 2014 World Cup in Brazil! This resource is packed with news articles and instructional activities on a wide variety of topics, from the global popularity of soccer and the economic and geographic makeup of Brazil, to researching the aerodynamic properties of the World Cup soccer ball or how the country is handling preparations for this major event.
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Here is a very well-designed RAFT assignment through which learners consider the challenges that Brazil faces regarding squatter settlements and illegal slums.
In this geography worksheet, students read about the history and development of Brazil. Students take notes and answer 4 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
In this Brazil worksheet, students complete sentences by filling in missing words and phrases without using a word bank. The focus in on history and culture.
Learners discuss what they believe the most dangerous animal is. In groups, they match new vocabulary words with their defintions. They read an article about a rabid bat attacking humans in Brazil and answer questions.
In this ESL population of Brazil worksheet, learners read a passage about Brazil and review a map, then complete fill in the blank sentences and a related crossword puzzle.
Students examine the progress of Brazil as a major power in the world. They examine its environment and culture. They discuss how progress for some can be a disaster for others.
Sixth graders examine the features of the country of Brazil. For this Geography lesson, 6th graders complete a graphic organizer on the geography of Brazil.
The preparations being made for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro can provide many learning opportunities for students.
Students evaluate the impact of a changing environment on a society and its culture. They deal with the environmental questions which are part of the larger controversy.
This resource includes six activity guidelines and accompanying worksheets for discussing the current trends of inequality in Brazil, particularly in preparation for the 2014 World Cup. Using a blank map, informational texts, and suggested news articles and videos, learners discuss the country's history of inequality and the Brazilian government's efforts to reduce poverty.
Fifth graders create a class virtual travel brochure. Roles include: researchers who find information using Web sites chosen by the teacher, a recorder who sets down the information found by the researchers, illustrators who locate online photos, or create illustrations researched by the group, reporters who share the information with the class in oral and written reports, and web designers who place the textual information and graphics onto a site for the virtual brochure.
In this social studies activity, students find the words that are used to describe Brazil and the answers are found by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
Middle schoolers investigate cultures located along the equator. In this geography skills lesson, students research the geography, history, culture, and tourism of Ecuador, Indonesia, Kenya, Brazil, and Singapore. Middle schoolers write an article based on their findings that include bibliographies.