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Students create a video box about a Central American country. In this world history instructional activity, student research Central America and pick a country they want to investigate. They work in groups to create a video box that shows images about this country to share with the class.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads
Globalization and Foreign Investment and Latin America
Consider the impact of foreign investment in Latin America. Young economists read the provided handouts about foreign investment in Latin America and then solve the investment scenarios and case studies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 46 Downloads
Electronic Field Trip: Central American and the Caribbean
Your Spanish speakers will get an overview of Central American and the Caribbean with this world tour lesson. Divide you class into manageable working groups and assign each group a country. Whether they get Panama, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, etc, they'll have fun researching their country and presenting their information to the class.
8th - 12th Languages 3 Views 12 Downloads
Welcome to the Americas
Students research and map the North and South American continents. In this geography lesson 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.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 17 Views 70 Downloads
New Review Chronicling America: Uncovering a World at War
As part of a study of World War I, class members read newspaper articles from the time that urge American involvement, non-involvement, or neutrality. Using the provided worksheet, groups analyze the articles noting the central argument and support used.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Revolutions in Latin America (19c - Early 20c)
The history of the Latin American revolutions - and the philosophies behind them - is the focus of this comprehensive presentation. From the theories of the European Enlightenment, to the Revolutionary Wars of America and France, Latin America had a plethora of sources from which to be inspired.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 44 Views 155 Downloads
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.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 18 Views 52 Downloads
Soviet Espionage in America
The war against Communism and Joseph McCarthy’s place in it are the focus of a series of three lessons examining postwar America from 1945-1950. This first lesson asks groups to read an introduction that describes the Verona Project and to examine excerpts from FBI memos on the project.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Mesoamerica: The History of Central America
Young scholars examine the role of women in Mesoamerica. They watch segments of the Discovery video "Mesoamerica: The History of Central America". After conducting further research pertaining to specific Mayan women, they write essays based on their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 82 Downloads
Central America and the Caribbean
In this Central America and the Caribbean worksheet, students learn about the culture, economics, and life of Central America and the Caribbean. Students utilize a graphic organizer and answer several questions based on their reading.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 24 Views 135 Downloads
Geograophy of Mexico And Central America
Students create a chart comparing the terrain, climate, economy, environmental issues and natural disasters for Mexico and the Central American countries. They view and discuss a video on the region then compile research on the internet.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 9 Views 63 Downloads
Central America: Panama Canal
Middle schoolers are introduced to the geography of Central America. On a map, they route different ways to get from Spain to India. In groups, they research the development of the Panama Canal and how it shortened the trip across the Atlantic Ocean.
6th - 8th Language Arts 23 Views 95 Downloads
To compare how the Spanish, French, and English approached the exploration of North America, class groups examine primary source documents and become experts on one of four explorers: Francisco Coronado, Robert LaSalle, Samuel de Champlain, or John Cabot.
6th - 8th Language Arts 70 Views 56 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Should America Have Gone to War in 1812?
Using an incredibly engaging activity and detailed lesson plan, your learners will serve as advisors to President Madison on whether to participate in what would become the War of 1812! Utilize a variety of effective instructional strategies to acquaint your class with the causes of the war.
8th Social Studies & History 130 Views 112 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Are All Latin American Cultures the Same?
The various cultures found within Latin America are the focus of this Social Studies lesson. Pupils utilize educational software, plus websites and worksheets embedded in the plan, to complete a concept map which highlights the unique cultural influences found throughout Latin America.
6th Social Studies & History 11 Views 42 Downloads
The Geography of Latin America
Perfect for a geography or world cultures lesson, the slides in this presentation cover the topography, demographics, and climate of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. From the apex of the Andes Mountains, to the depths of the Orinoco Lowlands, viewers will enjoy this quick but informative trip to Latin America.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 9 Views 147 Downloads