Buenos Aires, Argentina Teacher Resources
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It's Getting Hot in Here
Discover the environmental and economic impact of global warming. After reading an article, emerging environmentalists identify how different countries are responding to the Kyoto Protocol. They research emission laws and write a news article from the perspective of a delegate who is attending the Kyoto Protocol conference in Buenos Aires.
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.
BBC Learning English, Reading
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a personal description and employment history after which they complete several activities. Students first record their employment history and compare it with the sample provided. Next, students match the information from the sample employment history to corresponding letters on a timeline. Finally, students create their own timeline using their employment history.
Fourth graders explore the music of Buenos Aires as they hear and then dance the Tango. They practice basic Tango rhythm, learn to sing the song, "Any Turkey can Tango," then practice a few Tango-riffic dance steps with a partner. What a fun instructional activity. Music is not included.
In this famous people worksheet, students read a selection about Eva Peron and complete a variety of comprehension activities including but not limited to a synonym match, spelling, writing and sequencing activities.
Is It Hot, Or Not?
In this reading worksheet, learners answer 20 true/false questions about cities around the world. If an answer is false, students write the correct answer.
Is It Hot or Not?
In this research skills worksheet, students read 20 statements regarding the temperature in world cities. Students mark them as true or false and provide evidence for their answers.
Air Pollution in Mexico City
A fantastic lesson on urban air pollution problems throughout the world is here for you. Learners understand that there are many factors involved in creating pollution, that there are many health effects brought on by air pollution, and that fixing the problem is not an easy task. This amazing lesson has maps, photographs, worksheets, and all sorts of terrific educational tasks for groups to perform. Top-notch!
Lesson: Ahoy! A Painting!
Kids listen to the story, How I Became a Pirate and analyze the painting, Our Lady of the Victory of Malaga. So, what do these to things have in common? The art depicts the time period and style. And, the story sets their imaginations afloat with a fun pirate theme. They research both the art and the art of piracy, then paint an original pirate piece.
Tour Of South America
Young scholars explore South America. For this geography lesson, students research landmarks of historical or national significance and use their findings to create slideshows.
Season and Weather in Spanish
What is the weather like during the summer? Use this packet to introduce your class to weather vocabulary or as a quick review. They use pictures to describe the current weather conditions, and then they listen to an audio clip and identify which season is the subject. Note: the audio clip is not attached, so you'll need to create your own sentences. On the final page, they complete a weather report by finding the current temperatures for a few different locations. Answers are not included.
States and Mates
Discuss and reflect on the concept of allies and alliances. The class examines the competition between the United States and Venezuela. Using the New York Times, they search for examples of geopolitical alliances. In addition, they write a persuasive essay in support of either the United States or Venezuela.
The Hydrologic (Water) Cycle
Learners construct a model of the hydrologic cycle, and observe that water is an element of a cycle in the natural environment. They explain how the hydrologic cycle works and why it is important, and compare the hydrologic cycle to other cycles found in nature. This is one of the most thoroughly thought-through, one-period lesson plans I've ever come across!
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.
Light Pollution: Lighting Our Path or Leaving Us in the Dark?
You pretty regularly come across lessons about air and water pollution, but how about light pollution? This unique topic is taught through the reading of an article, research, and the writing of a persuasive letter about light pollution. You may want to add some discussion about the possible impact on human health and circadian rhythm.
Countries of South America
Young scholars focus on the geography of the countries of South America. Using a map, they identify the European countries who claimed the South American countries and research the influences they had on South America. To end the lesson, they write an essay about the South American country they want to live in with supporting details.
Cities Named for Saints Quiz
In this online interactive geography quiz activity, students examine the chart that includes the populations of 16 world cities named for saints. Students identify the names of the cities in 4 minutes.
The Sinking of the Titanic
Investigate the sinking of the Titanic with young scholars. They will read actual documentation from the Titanic and answer questions. They will then draw conclusions from the pictures they see and information they read.
Dangers Of Radiation Exposure
Young scholars investigate the effects of radiation exposure and how it can effect objects on earth and space. They conduct research using a variety of resources and use the information to create a project that is reflective of good research methods.
Teach new animal vocabulary to your young Spanish speakers. Read Sali de paseo and have youngsters hold up the different animal cutouts when they hear the animal's Spanish translation being used. This will provide an easy assessment to see which learners are not acquiring the vocabulary.