Major Cities of South America Teacher Resources
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A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your learners will begin by considering how a city is like an organism, adding to T-charts that list what the main intakes, internal processes, and outputs of a city are and how they are performed.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 115 Views 86 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mapping South America
Students explore South America. In this South American lesson, students use their geography skills to create population, terrain, biomes/vegetation, and major exports maps. Students present their finished maps to their classmates and discuss how maps allow users to learn about places.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 29 Views 86 Downloads
Countries of South America
Students focus on the geography of the countries of South America. Using a map, they identify the European countries who claimed the South American countries and research the influences they had on South America. To end the lesson, they write an essay about the South American country they want to live in with supporting details.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 32 Views 188 Downloads
Revolutions in Latin America (19c - Early 20c)
The history of the Latin American revolutions - and the philosophies behind them - is the focus of this comprehensive presentation. From the theories of the European Enlightenment, to the Revolutionary Wars of America and France, Latin America had a plethora of sources from which to be inspired.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 46 Views 158 Downloads
Colonial North America
Showcase the religion, conflicts, daily life, and politics of Colonial North America. A very well-done presentation highlights all the major colonial groups, social norms, demographics, and political struggles of the time. Perfect for an independent work station, and great for note taking or for added interest during lecture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 90 Views 151 Downloads
Bank Loans Money to Start Businesses
After locating Latin American countries on a world map, children read about how microbanks are loaning money to help start small businesses. Involving both current events and economics, the teacher introduces the article with a map activity and vocabulary challenge.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 7 Views 78 Downloads
The Monroe Doctrine: President Monroe and the Independence Movement in South America
Students identify conditions in Europe that relate to the independence movements in South America and list reasons why President Monroe gave for recognizing the independence movement in South America.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 49 Downloads
Exploring South America
Students research South American to prepare a PowerPoint presentation about its culture, traditions, and societies. In this South American research lesson plan, students research South American based on their export products to create a PowerPoint presentation for a classmate who is moving there.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 44 Downloads
Warm Thoughts About the Cold
“What do you think life is like at the South Pole?” After responding to this journal prompt, class members read and discuss the New York Times article, “At South Pole, New Home for a New Era.” Using resources available from the Times’ website, young writers assume the persona of a “polie” and craft a memoir for their fictional South Pole resident incorporating facts gathered through research.
6th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
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.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads
People in the World-Brazil
Second graders explore information about South America and choose a country to study. They explore culture, food, geography, clothing, language, and recreation of their country. Students visualize their learning by developing a slide show in KidPix.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Interpreting Foundation Documents of the American Republic
Explore early American documents that qualify as primary sources. Tenth and eleventh graders use the provided worksheets to analyze the texts of the Articles of Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Northwest Ordinance.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 60 Views 282 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
History Review: Colonial America
A great way to prepare learners for that annual state exam is with a review session. You can use all or only some of these questions to quiz kids on various aspects of colonial America, the Columbian Exchange, and the Revolutionary War. There are 51 questions total, some with answers and some without.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 58 Views 111 Downloads
Hernando De Soto's Trip Through South Carolina
Fourth graders become familiar with the explorations of Hernando DeSoto. For this DeSoto lesson, 4th graders recognize the routes and territories of DeSoto's explorations. Students use primary and secondary sources and research to answer questions, create a diorama and complete worksheets on DeSoto's exploration in South Carolina.
4th Social Studies & History 7 Views 28 Downloads
New Review Incan Times
How did 168 conquistadors take down the Incan empire? Through several activities, from presenting mini-lectures based on an article to designing newspapers about the Spanish conquest, your young historians will learn about the Incan civilization and culture, as well as its eventual downfall as an empire.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 33 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable