Geography of Central America Teacher Resources

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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.
In this online interactive geography quiz activity, students examine the map that includes 22 Central American countries. Students identify the names of the countries in 3 minutes.
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.
Ninth graders study the region and individual countries of Central America.  In this Geography lesson, 9th graders research different perspectives in the region.  Students participate in a debate. 
Students 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.
Students create a video box about a Central American country. In this world history lesson, 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. 
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the map that includes all of South America's countries. Students identify the 13 countries in 2 minutes.
Students research and map the North and South American continents. For 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.
Students view a globe or world map and identify North and South America. They discuss locations of the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Students discuss where they think Central America is located. They identify the five countries that make up this area. Students work in groups to create a video box about one Central American country.
Students view a world map and discuss the differences between state, country, and city labels. They research to find the square mileage for several locations. Locations are organized by size, and labeled as to the category (state, city, country). Students discuss their opinions of the countries of Central America forming one country. They research to find facts to support their position and participate in a debate.
For this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the map that includes all of Central and South America's countries. Students match each of the country names to the appropriate locations on the map.
In this geography worksheet, students use the chart to compare the history and culture of Central America and the Caribbean. Students also identify main ideas and display mapping and graphing skills as they answer 2 questions pertaining to information found in their textbooks.
In this climate and vegetation worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer as they read several passages. They then answer four comprehension questions.
Fourth graders explore Central America and the Mayan culture. They locate Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, and the Yucatan area of Mexico on a map. Students create a visual arts poster with information about each country.
In this South America worksheet, students learn about the history and development of Spanish-speaking South America. Students utilize a graphic organizer and answer several questions based on their reading.
Students compare and contrast rap music with tango music. In this cultural geography lesson, students identify similarities and differences in the musical styles. Students also explore the cultures that produce the 2 musical styles in order to discover their shared roots.
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. Tip: A great resource to send home over a break.
In this geography skills worksheet, students examine maps of Latin America and then respond to 28 fill in the blank and short answer questions based on the maps and their knowledge of physical geography of the region.
Students gain a better understanding of the cultural diversity in the northern region of Central America. They engage in a lesson which focuses on research, archaeology, historical videos, and travel highlights.
Students create culinary art. For this Latin America lesson, students examine the ties between food and culture, geography, politics, and economy from countries as they research artwork featuring foods. Students design visual art pieces that feature the foods they research.