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Chile's Trapped Miners
Students read an article on trapped miners in Chile. In this social awareness ELL lesson, students read the details about how 33 miners had to be rescued in Chile when they got trapped underground. Activities that reinforce the information in the article include class discussion, vocabulary, brainstorming, a grammar worksheet and a spelling test.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 43 Downloads
Allende and Pinochet in Chile
Introducing one of the "darker periods" of both Chilean and U.S. history, the narrator details the 1973 Allende Coup in Chile. The attempted kidnapping/assassination of Rene Schneider is addressed, as is the degree of involvement of the CIA and U.
15 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 11 Views 21 Downloads
The Great Chile Challenge
Fifth graders gather data, create a graph, and interpret information. They build vocabulary by negotiating the ideas that go into the graphs which they create. They use Excel to print a variety of graphs based on how much they like Chile recipes.
5th Health 6 Views 6 Downloads
The Spanish Spot: Issue One
The Spanish Spot is awesome! It contains a short article about a Spanish-speaking destination, a mini-grammar instructional activity (this one's on cognates), and activities. Start by reading a short article (in English) about the driest desert in the world!
7th - 9th Languages 106 Views 478 Downloads
When Plates Collide
Learners investigate tectonic plates. In this geology and geography lesson, students construct convergent, divergent, and transform boundaries using oobleck, foam, and tile. A large amount of background information and relevant website resources are provided for teachers and learners.
5th - 6th Science 40 Views 191 Downloads
Que debo llevar? What Should I Wear?
Seventh graders discuss the goals of the lesson. They write on the board a sequence of sentences describing the season, and the type of weather. Students describe how many, what color, and what each piece of clothing is illustrated by a teacher provided illustration or drawing.
7th Languages 17 Views 129 Downloads
Breaking News English: World Cup: Brazil 3 Chile 0
In this English worksheet, students read an article about Brazil v. Chile in the World Cup and then respond to 1 essay, 10 fill in the blank, 12 short answer, 20 matching, and 10 spelling questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Artists of all ages construct a three-dimensional form and fill it with rice to make gentle, percussive sounds. They discover that Native South American tribesmen would harvest dead branches from cactus plants, fill them with small pebbles and cap the ends.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 10 Downloads
Words In The News
A complete resource from BBC World Service provides informational text for English or ESL classes to teach vocabulary, grammar, and reading skills. Learners participate in small group work, whole class discussions, and role-plays to explore the universal topics presented in a current news article.
9th - 12th English Language Development 42 Views 325 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
High schoolers discover the relationship between tectonic plate boundaries and the communities of life that thrive at such boundaries. In this biology lesson, students find that methane from oxidized carbon in sediments provides nutrients for deep ocean communities.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 23 Downloads
Students explore the benefits and drawbacks of free trade from the perspective of the United States, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile and Mexico. For homework, they each write a letter to the editor expressing their personal viewpoint on trade.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 98 Downloads