Geography of Central America Teacher Resources
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Around the World
Students research geographic, historic, and cultural elements and traditions in North and South America. In this world cultures activity, students answer two questions from an anticipatory set. Students construct a timeline of historical events that impacted stewardship and philanthropy.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 9 Views 7 Downloads
Students investigate a way to sail a boat around the world without touching land while learning about the Panama Canal. For this Panama Canal lesson plan, students learn about the relationship of socio-political continents and how the geography of the world has affected the world order.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 79 Downloads
Our Journey Begins Close to Home - The Americas
Young scholars investigate the history and culture of selected countries in North and South America. They explain how the cultural traditions in these countries affected the development of nonprofit organizations and stewardship. They describe and locate nations in North and South America, their cultures and communities.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 8 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, August 2006
For this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 41 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, 2005
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 27 Downloads
How Geography Affects the Economy: St. Lucia
Eleventh graders examine how the geography of St. Lucia affects its economy. They draw a mental image of St. Lucia and its location in relation to other places. They examine images of the island and read about its banana crops before discussing the article as a class.
11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 11 Downloads
Central And South America And Their Ancient Civilizations
Fifth graders listen to lectures on the ancient civilizations of the Aztecs, Incas and Mayans. They construct a mask base and then decorate it in thirds with symbols meaningful to each of the three cultures being studied.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 6 Downloads
A Personal Narrative on the Immigration Experience
The students create a personal narrative on their experiences with immigration. In this lesson, students are asked to read and understand examples of narrative writing as well as evaluate lyrics from Ben Folds Five to determine elements of personal narration.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational text, comprehension and discussion questions, images, and map activities.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Geothermal Energy in Latin America
Here is a wonderful series of lessons designed to introduce learners to the variety of renewable, clean energy sources used by people all over the world. Geothermal energy is the resource focused on. This particular sources of energy happens to be readily-available in many developing countries.
6th - 8th Science 24 Views 37 Downloads
From Sea to Shining Sea
Students discover United States geography by completing a graph. In this agriculture lesson, students read assigned text regarding the food production of individual states in the country and their economic impact. Students complete a graph which displays the top five commodities in the U.
4th - 9th Science 19 Views 103 Downloads
Crowley's Ridge: An Upland in the Lowlands
This clever lesson combines elements of geography, art, literature, and storytelling. Pupils take a close look at the six geographical regions of Arkansas, and pay close attention to Crowley's Ridge - which is one of the six. In groups, students create paper quilts that depict plants and animals that were important to early settlers, and sketches of the Crowley's Ridge landscape.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Exploring an Atlas
Teaching kids how to use reference material can be fun! After a brief discussion on the type of information and ways to use an Atlas, learners go on an Atlas scavenger hunt. They break into teams and try to find as many items listed on the worksheet in the shortest amount of time.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 40 Views 189 Downloads
Second graders investigate the geography, agriculture, and the climate of Panama using the book "Conejito." They listen to a lecture about Panama, listen to the story, and answer story comprehension questions. Students also complete a word search, and alphabetize tropical fruits of Panama on a worksheet.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads