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Sixth graders work with a partner to fill out the attached form describing their own country. They will use the information about their country to create a PowerPoint presentation to show the class. They must present a slide for each theme of geography of their country and include a tourist attraction in their country and describe it in their presentation.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
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
Cities and Countries Around the World
Briefly introduce your young Spanish speakers to different cities around the world. Identify the country they are located in, what the people are called from those countries, and the country's location on a class map. Make sure to use lots of visuals to interest learners!
4th - 5th Languages 3 Views 1 Download
World War I Causes Project
After completing this detailed and well-designed project, your young historians will be well-versed in their explanations of the reasons that various countries joined World War I! Learners design a picture book covering seven primary causes for joining the war effort, from nationalism and alliances to unrestricted submarine warfare and the Zimmerman telegram.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
The Global You
Illustrate the meaning and importance of global citizenship using this resource, through which class members will compare how an activity involving global ocean currents and building a dam actually illustrates how countries across the planet can be affected by the decisions of just one nation.
6th - 12th Science 15 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Literature Study Guide: Cry, the Beloved Country
For homeschool or the classroom: response to reading activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map relevant to any reading task. Resource is designated for use with Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country, but these materials would work for any literary text.
10th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
New Review How Did the Unification of Germany Change the Course of World History?
Here you'll find a nice guided notes learning exercise on Otto von Bismarck, which details Bismarck's plan to unify Germany, as well as asks learners to analyze his motivations and overall impact.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Revolution in Tunisia
How much do your pupils really know about the revolution in Tunisia? In order to inform your class and spark discussion, first create a country profile, comparing and contrasting Tunisia with the United States. Learners then analyze the data and determine what brought about political revolution.
9th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Where Your Food Comes From
In this age of globalization, the foods we eat often come from countries scattered all around the world. This research-based activity asks young scholars to pick two of their favorite food items and investigate the origins of their ingredients.
4th - 9th Science 23 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan for Japan
The effect of cultural beliefs on the progress and industrialization of a society is an interesting idea to consider, and this is certainly true in this lesson on feudal Japan. Your young historians will read informational texts on samurai and their use of Bushido, and then discuss how perhaps these beliefs and those of China may have contributed to one country's superior advancements and industrialization.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 40 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Fruits of Fairness
Unfortunately the world isn't fair, but exactly how unfair is it? In this cross-curricular instructional activity, young mathematicians explore the uneven distribution of wealth in the United States, using their knowledge of percents and proportions to model the country's economy with members of the class.
4th - 9th Math 29 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Countries of South America
Students 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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 32 Views 188 Downloads
African Country Study and PowerPoint Presentation
Students investigate the geography of Africa. In this African culture lesson, students research the lifestyles of African residents and create a PowerPoint presentation based on a single African country. Students share their presentations with their class.
6th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 14 Downloads
Computer Activities: Countries of the World
Young scholars research a country. In this research and computers lesson, students select a country and research various aspects about it including the capital city, the flag and fun facts. Young scholars create slides about their country and then present them to the class.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 30 Downloads
Countries of Africa
Students investigate the different countries of Africa. In this African geography lesson, students choose an African country to investigate and construct the country's flag. Students use a map of Africa to color in their country.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 9 Views 30 Downloads
International Perspectives to Climate Change 1
After a lecture about how the first industrial revolution triggered the path to climate change, your environmental studies class discusses what the impacts are. In a culminating activity, they get into groups and identify countries on a large map that are responsible for carbon emissions past, present, and future.
8th - 12th Science 14 Views 14 Downloads