Major Cities of South America Teacher Resources

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In this essay worksheet, students research why the Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortez invaded the Aztec Indian lands. Students research this question and the effects it had on the invasion of the Aztec people and write an essay about it.
In this apartheid worksheet, learners read a 1-page selection about teenagers who have lived with apartheid and then respond to 6 short answer questions.
First graders investigate Cinderella tales from different lands to discover their commonalities in this unit. They perform their favorite Cinderella story.
Students study Taino Art and identify their crafts and stone carvings. They read the life of Campeche as presented and discuss with their teacher the economic and political situation of Puerto Rico in the eighteenth century and how life may have been then.
Students explore the rainforests. They locate and label tropical rainforests on a world map. Using a glossary, students define a rainforest and define its characteristics. Students locate and label South American rainforests with an emphasis on Brazil.
Young scholars compare and contrast Archaea with bacteria and other organisms.  In this ocean lesson students complete diagrams.
Students examine the history of the black press. In this media awareness lesson, students watch videos and conduct research regarding the history of the black press in America. Students explore media careers as they read provided articles and complete handouts.
Learners read an article excerpt about sprawl and visit a virtual suburb to compare and contrast sprawl with New Urbanism. They analyze the evidence for sprawl in a suburb and make recommendations on how to minimize its impact.
Seventh graders explore the traditional dances of various immigrants into the United States. While attending a cultural event from a specific immigrant group, 7th graders observe cultural dances. They interview members of the ethnic group and learn the dance. Pupils create a formal presentation to be given in class.
High school learners identify chemical and structural properties of DNA and explain the differences between genotype and phenotype. They develop a scientific investigation to determine the ethnic heritage of a large group of people. 
In this geography skills worksheet, students respond to 22 short answer and map skills questions about the location and geographic features of sub-Saharan Africa.
Seventh graders comprehend the effect the 1900 Hurricane, the deadliest natural disaster in United States history, had on Galveston by examining period accounts and photographs. They comprehend how the devastation of the hurricane lead citizens and business leaders to create the Council-Manager form of city government.
Fifth graders obtain information about climates of the world from a variety of sources. In this library science and climate lesson plan, 5th graders find information about world climates and include them in a graphic organizer.
Learners study the biodiversity existing in the Amazon rainforest. In this Amazon biodiversity lesson, students study diagrams, maps, and information about the biodiversity in the Amazon.
Have kids practice capitalizing with three different exercises. In the first exercise, they determine whether sentences are capitalized correctly, marking those with a c and others with an x. Then, they circle the words that need to be capitlized. Finally, they write five sentences correctly. This article-style (yet printable) resource also contains additional links.
In this Westward Expansion activity, students respond to 63 short answer questions about Manifest Destiny and the U.S. expansion into the West.
Students explore one of America's favorite classic novels, 'Little Women'. They develop an interest in classics, study the author's life and discover which elements of her family history she incorporates into her work. They show how Alcott's works relate to family life as portrayed by women authors.
Help develop graphing skills in your young learners.. They create a picture graph, represent 1:1 correspondence, represent same and different, and draw conclusions. They write an experience story about the conclusions drawn from the graph. They cut pictures from magazines or newspapers of homes like theirs or houses they like and categorize by type of structure.
Pupils use the internet to gather information on Spanish cities and its weather. After completing a worksheet, they compare and contrast the weather conditions for the cities they researched. They share their information with the class.
Students complete a unit about the geography and culture of Mexico. They compare and contrast the weather of their own city and Mexico, read books about Mexico, count in Spanish, color in a flag of Mexico and the Mexican Coat of Arms, sing various songs, and make different recipes.