Honduras Teacher Resources
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Geotourism: Honduras As A Working Model
Students examine a partnership between the government of Honduras and the National Geographic Society to highlight the concept of geotourism and its benefits. They study the opportunities for geotourism available in Honduras.
Geo-Friendly Travel: Destination Honduras
Students examine the partnership between the Honduran government and the National Geographic Society, researching the concepts of geotourism and its benefits. They plan an itinerary for a geotourism expedition to Honduras.
Geotourism: Friendly Destinations
Students describe the characteristics of geotourism, including challenges/benefits, explore geotourist travel opportunities in Honduras, explain how countries that practice geotourism can attract visitors, and plan geotourist activities for a location
Starving in Honduras
Students read an article about the problem of starvation in Latin America with a focus on Honduras. As a class, they discuss the importance of education and how it can bring people out of poverty. They role-play the role of advisors to the Honduran government in how to put into place their plan to have people stop eating garbage for their main food source.
Where Would I Find the Mayans?
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.
Students explore weekly online newspaper to explore Honduras.
Honduras: Going Bananas
Middle schoolers explore the popularity of bananas. They conduct a survey to understand the reasons for their popularity. Students research a banana's journey from the farm to school lunch. They compose a children's book about bananas explaining where and how they are grown.
The Wrath of Hurricane Mitch
Students investigate how hurricanes and other natural disasters can devastate the elements of the infrastructure of a country, as well as the lives of its people.
Use this worksheet to help your class identify proper nouns. They circle the proper nouns in 16 sentences. Answer key is provided.
Mystic Lands: Maya: Messages in Stone
Students explore an ancient Mayan city. In this world history lesson, students watch a video about the ancient Mayan civilization, discussing information prior to and after watching the video. Students then come to understand more about the Mayan culture by conducting both text and Internet-based research.
Seventh graders take part in a survey that helps them to better understand why bananas are so popular. In this bananas lesson students will create a children's book about bananas.
Finding the Top Bananas
Students examine how bananas are certified and how this helps to conserve the tropical rainforest ecosystems. In this rainforest lesson students complete a scavenger hunt activity and develop their own certification criteria.
Me Oh Maya
Students compare basketball to Mayan ring-ball. They write a newspaper article that may have been published during Mayan times.
To Build a Snowman Stand - Spanish
Students determine the size and amount of materials needed to build a small snowball stand at their school. They use a design from Honduras that is written in Spanish. They must translate the directions and covert the measurements using a Spanish/English vocabulary transition list.
Investigations in Aid: Identifying the Need
Students investigate the needs in emerging nations. In this emerging nations lesson, students research the conditions for needs in the given countries. Students are assigned to the country groups of Honduras, Nigeria, Bosnia, Cambodia, and Kazakhstan. Students research the social, political, and economic needs. Students write a summary about their findings, complete research templates, locate their assigned country on a world map, and discuss the countries geographic features.
Kirk Medical School
Fifth graders conduct research on the major organ systems of the human body. They create and present 3D models of a body system, and collect basic first-aid supplies for donation to a third-world community.
Old Mayan Mural
Students read a story called Scientists Discover Oldest Mayan Mural and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. For this current events Mayan mural lesson plan, students respond to literature by answering questions, recalling details, sharing facts, researching locations of maps, investigating symbols/hieroglyphics associated with the ancient Mayan language, and explore history on various websites.
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
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. These lessons produced by Hemispheres are among the best geography lessons I've yet come across. Highly recommended!
Lesson: I Am the Wall
The Maya created amazing stone carvings and sculptures, but what were they for? Kids analyze the significance and purpose of a Maya stela and then write a creative piece. They imagine they are the stela, and write a story about what life as a limestone, and then as a carved stela was like. A great writing prompt that includes art history and research!