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Soccer Fever: Learning About the World Cup 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.
6th - 12th Science 34 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Latin American Revolutions
Give your class an overview of independence and revolution in nineteenth century Latin America with this episode in a series of history presentations. The narrator begins by describing the culture of Spanish colonies and extensive influence of the Catholic Church, highlights the cultural and racial diversity of Latin America, and then details the peasant uprisings in Brazil and Simon Bolivar's expeditions against the Spanish.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Guidance Notes: Inequality in Brazil
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.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History 31 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Atlantic Slave Trade
This presentation offers an overview of the Atlantic slave trade, taking care to give the subject its due diligence and explain the origins of slavery, the types of products slaves were forced to harvest, the most common importers of slaves in the Caribbean and Brazil, how Europeans acquired slaves through trading, etc.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students research the animals of Brazil. In this animal science lesson, students locate Brazil on a map and discuss the types of animals that can live in its tropical climate. They research a Brazilian Carnaval and see the roll the animals play in the carnaval.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 7 Views 28 Downloads
Escolas de Carnaval
Students create a carnival display displaying the different themes they have studied. In this carnival lesson plan, students display the work they have studied through the samba schools in Brazil. Students also incorporate music in their display.
1st - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 28 Downloads
Students imagine that they are floating down the Amazon River in Brazil. They research information about Brazil, the Amazon River and its basin. They find descriptions and pictures of animals, birds, and insects who live only in this part of the world.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
World Cup Introductory Activities
Here are a few nice introductory activities that will provide your learners with background information on the popularity and prevalence of futbol in Brazil, as well as the type of climate that players will have to face in the 2014 World Cup.
3rd - 10th Math 38 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Trip Around the World
How do the rights of citizens in other countries, such as India, Germany, Brazil, and Iran, compare to those of Americans? Take a closer look at the provisions of various foreign constitutions, and compare and contrast the protections and responsibilities of citizens around the world.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students investigate cultures located along the equator. For this geography skills lesson, students research the geography, history, culture, and tourism of Ecuador, Indonesia, Kenya, Brazil, and Singapore. Students write an article based on their findings that include bibliographies.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 14 Downloads
U.S. And Global Deforestation
Students analyze graph showing global deforestation, view photograph of deforestation in Brazil's interior rain forest and examine three maps showing deforestation within the United States, describe political, economic, and social consequences upon United States if destruction of rain forest is not addressed, predict consequences based on information about deforestation, and write short, well-organized essay.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 42 Downloads
Brazilian Oval House
Students, after researching the history about Brazil's people, climate, vegetation and natural resources, build a replica of a house utilizing the local materials and construction methods of Brazil. They discover the people and resources from this evolving South American country.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
What is Brazil's history?
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.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 10 Views 12 Downloads
What is Brazil's Geography Like?
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 8 Downloads
Words in the News: Rabid Vampire Bats Attack Humans in Brazil
Young scholars 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.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads