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Asia Country: Tic Tac Toe
Enhance your geography class's knowledge of the countries on the Asian continent with this research lesson. Individuals or groups use books, the library, and the Internet to research one Asian country of their choice. Handouts and worksheet are included.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 36 Downloads
The Countries of Latin America
Fifth graders study the geography, culture, government and economy of Latin American countries. They work in groups to fill out a profile describing their Latin American country. They listen to a reading of Latin American folktales and relate it to their country.
5th Social Studies & History 21 Views 70 Downloads
Spanish-Speaking Countries of South America
Which South American countries speak Spanish? Your beginning Spanish learners will do some basic internet research to find the Spanish-speaking countries in South America, their capitals, and one major geographical feature for each country.
7th - 9th Languages 18 Views 42 Downloads
Creative Country Writing
If you're looking for a cross-curricular activity for language arts and social studies, this could be a great addition to your class. After researching the historical and current events of a given country on Gale Cengage, they write a fictional story about the story and its geography.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 92 Downloads
Country Mouse and City Mouse Habitats
The story Country Mouse and City Mouse is great for describing different animal habitats. The class discusses the differences between rural and urban habitats, focusing on the things they would see, hear, and experience in each setting.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 7 Downloads
Peace Corps Challenge Game- Food from Other Countries
Students examine traditional foods from other cultures. For this Peace Corps Challenge game, students research food preferences and delicacies in other countries and compare to the traditional American cuisine. Students create a menu of national dishes.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
The DREAM Act and the American Dream
Should the US extend government support of higher education to immigrants who have entered the country illegally? To prepare to address this hot-button topic, class members take the American Citizenship Test, annotate an article that discusses arguments for and against the Dream Act, and participate in a Socratic seminar.
7th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Middle East Portfolio Project
In a time of great revolution and change in the Middle East, invite your class members to gain a greater understanding of the countries and events that are occurring in this region of the world. Here is a simple outline for a portfolio project, with several suggested activities and/or assessments for learners to demonstrate their research.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A World of Information
Students analyze data and statistics about countries around the world. They read graphs and charts, color a world map to illustrate the top ten statistics about the world, and write a paragraph to summarize their information.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 152 Downloads
Eastern European Studies
One worksheet, three projects. Learners explore Eastern Europe and mark Eastern European countries on a map. They then collect and record census data on thirteen different countries, and write a 3-5 page expository essay on one of the countries.
6th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 52 Downloads
History of Rock: Lecture 3
How did technology influence rock music? A thorough presentation outlines the history of rock, beginning with the technological advances that made it possible. It discusses Country, Blues, Hillbilly, and Early Rock music in terms of how one influenced the other, social impact, and progression.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 77 Downloads
Exploring the World with P.W. Cracker!
Where in the world would your young geographers like to go? Start this research project by having them create mind maps of all the places they would like to see and then read P.W. Cracker Sees the World. As you read, pause to create a chart of the places P.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 12 Views 23 Downloads
Listen and analyze various samples of genres of music. After reading an article, learners will discuss the fate of New Orlean's Jazz after Hurricane Katrina. Using the internet, they investigate the life cycles of musical genres with roots in the United States.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 133 Downloads
Walking in Other People's Shoes
Students study the story of student journalist Casey Parks' September, 2006, journey to Central Africa with New York Times columnist, Nicholas Kristof. They then act as representatives to the tourism boards of developing countries and produce materials that inform, welcome and educate young prospective visitors to their lands.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 50 Downloads
A Day in the Life of a Child
Third graders study the life of a child in developing countries. They view the video, "Communities Around the World, Around the Corner" and discuss the communities in the video. They select a country and research to discover facts related to history, geography, and culture.
3rd Social Studies & History 10 Views 29 Downloads
Land or Sea?
Sixth graders access a database to search for desired information, using "and" or "or" connectors where necessary. They choose a connector and search a prepared database of European countries to locate which countries border certain bodies of water.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Exploring National Flags
Sixth graders examine the importance of flags throughout the world. Examining different countries, they determine the geographical and historical contributions in the past and modern times. They compare and contrast the flags of five different countries and organize their information into a database.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
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