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Computer Activities: Countries of the World
Students 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. Students create slides about their country and then present them to the class.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
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
Exploring Countries and Cultures
Fifth graders choose a country associated with a family member and research its location, government, language, economy, history, holidays, foods, sports, and famous people. They write to inform using this data and draw a map identifying the capital and major
5th English Language Arts
Town Mouse/ Country Mouse
Students recognize the difference between the city and the country. In this City Mouse, Country Mouse lesson, students listen to a story and describe and map differences between the city and the country. Students understand that people have an address where they live.
Pre-K English Language Arts
Through the Looking Glass: Recognizing Developing and Industrialized Countries
Young scholars examine the regions of the world, and identify the basic characteristics of industrialized and developing countries. They conduct Internet research on the economic and population characteristics of industrialized and developing nations.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Written and Oral Presentation of Country Project
Pupils research a given country, compile the information, and write a final report. Individuals then use their research to write speeches which they present to the class. Note: Technology is incorporated into the process, making this a good resource for 21st Century learning skills.
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
The Country Mouse and the City Mouse - Compare and Contrast
After reading The Country Mouse and The City Mouse, 4th graders go to the computer lab to learn how they can use the program Inspiration to help them organize information. They use a variety of graphic organizers to list how each of the two main characters in the story are similar and different.
4th 21st Century Skills
Comparable Statistics from Countries of Various Continents
Seventh graders compare and contrast basic statistics about different countries, such as population growth and religion, review continents and their countries, practice graphing statistical information, and identify similarities and differences in various countries.
7th Social Studies & History
Your YUGO: Stayin' or Goin' Yonder?
Your sixth graders should enjoy this well-designed lesson on the five countries that once made up the country of Yugoslavia. They utilize websites embedded in the plan to gather information on many aspects of this region of Europe. Then, divide into pairs to create a trading card on the country they are researching.
6th Social Studies & History
Stack the Countries™
This resource does an excellent job of engaging and educating people on world geography. It includes informational flashcards as well as games. Though the graphics are designed for elementary players, people of all ages will have fun learning.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Compare and Contrast Timelines of the World
Seventh graders create a classroom timeline of important world events. This lesson plan is meant to be used during the entire school year. As the school year goes along, events are added to the timeline as chosen by the class. The events are chosen from countries in the Eastern Hemisphere and Latin America.
7th Social Studies & History
Lesson Plan: A Guided Tour
Albert Bierstadt's painting Wind River Country shows viewers how a reader progresses through a story. Your class studies the light and dark areas, how the eye moves across the painting, and what attracts the audience to the work, and then they liken it to how an author gains the interest of his or her audience.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Global Studies Lesson Plan
Students explore world cultures. For this global studies lesson, students use a world map to pick a nation that they will be researching. Students include information about their country, including the flag and a drawing of their country with bordering nations.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Latin America Postcard Project
After researching a chosen Latin American country, your youngsters will design a postcard that will not only entice visitors, but also include major features of the country, such as tourist attractions, weather, and geography. The resource is also a worksheet that learners can use to guide their research and document their findings.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What is the purpose of an international organization, and what impact do they have on the lives of citizens in foreign countries? After breaking into groups, your learners will research and report on one of six different international organizations, including the United Nations, NATO, the European Union, the World Health Organization, the Red Cross, and the World Bank.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Don't just ask your class to define nationalism, but invite them to experience it with an engaging project. Learners are divided into groups to design four items—a flag, slogan, national anthem, and historical tale—for a fictional country they are assigned.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable