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Hershey and the World: The 5 Themes of Geography and Google Earth
Students invsestigate cocoa producing regions in the world. In this geography skills lesson, students examine how the 5 themes of geography affect the Hershey Chocolate Company as they compare and contrast cocoa production in America, Africa, and Asia.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 97 Views 398 Downloads
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
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.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 77 Downloads
In this famous leaders worksheet, students read a passage about Hugo Chavez and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
4th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 45 Downloads
Kids love songs! Listen to "La tortuga taruga" to interest the class. Then, read about animals. Finally, play a fun game! All learners gather in a circle, and music plays while pictures are passed around. When the music stops, each learner has to identify his or her animal in Spanish!
2nd - 4th Languages 3 Views 11 Downloads
Young, yet experienced, Spanish learners learn words like noche, dia, luz, and cielo as they read the story La Noche de Las Estrellas by Douglas Gutierrez. The first time you read the story, the class listens intently. The second time, they hold up pictures of the vocabulary words used.
2nd - 4th Languages 3 Views 4 Downloads
2001 AP United States History Free-Response Questions
Rigorous and challenging, the AP Test for AP United States History contains a document-based question (with nine documents), as well as two additional free-response questions. Students who are preparing for the test will appreciate the chance to review their skills, and teachers can use this activity to walk students through the multiple steps and skill sets required on an AP test.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 117 Downloads
Study and Test Taking Skills
Are your middle and high schoolers having trouble with tests? Do they need skills to improve reading comprehension? Take the time to teach some useful strategies for both. Working together as a class or in small groups, discuss study strategies, review the RRAP reading method, practice making a study plan, and then put it all to use!
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 124 Views 834 Downloads
Colors and Fruit
Review colors in Spanish by presenting different photographs and asking your charges to identify the colors in each picture. Consider bringing in pictures from Spain, Mexico, or another Spanish-speaking country to make the activity more relevant to your Spanish classroom.
4th - 5th Languages 3 Views 16 Downloads
The Grapes of Wrath
Readers of The Grapes of Wrath are asked to make predictions about events and personal connections to John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel with a three-page worksheet that includes before, during, and after reading exercises.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits
Students explore Latin American art. In this bi-lingual art history lesson, students view a vast collection of Latin American artwork to better conceptualize the depth and contributions Latin American artist have had throughout history. This lesson includes activities and a multitude of resources.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 158 Downloads
Revolutions in Latin America: Bolivar, 1813-1814
High schoolers compare the leadership skills of Washington and Bolivar. In this Latin American history lesson plan, students read biographical information about George Washington and Simon Bolivar. High schoolers compare the men to better understand the revolutionary movements they both led.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 210 Downloads
Who's Who In America? Multicultural Achievers A to Z Past & Present
Students are introduced to important people who have made contributions to society from different cultural groups. As a class, they develop a definition for diversity and work together to make a comparison chart to discover how people are different.
K Language Arts 10 Views 44 Downloads
Island Culture: Puerto Rico
Students explore the culture of Puerto Rico. They create maps of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. They work in small groups to research a decade in history and add drawings and pictures to a timeline of their decade. They practice Spanish words and read folktales of Puerto Rico.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 59 Downloads
Spanish-American Voices in American Poetry
Eighth graders read excerpts from a variety of poems by Hispanic and Spanish authors in Spanish. Individually, they identify any vocabulary they are unfamiliar with and view examples of poetry elements. To end the lesson, they research and read poems by authors who are second generation Puerto Rican.
8th English Language Development 8 Views 46 Downloads