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, students 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.
Young scholars explore the rainforests. They locate and label tropical rainforests on a world map. Using a glossary, students define a rainforest and define its characteristics. Young scholars locate and label South American rainforests with an emphasis on Brazil.
Students compare and contrast Archaea with bacteria and other organisms.  In this ocean lesson students complete diagrams.
Learners 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. Learners explore media careers as they read provided articles and complete handouts.
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.
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, 5th graders find information about world climates and include them in a graphic organizer.
Pupils 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.
For this Westward Expansion worksheet, 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.
Students 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.
Second graders examine the similiarities and differences between the various cultures represented in their class. After being read a story about immigration, they identify things they would have to bring with them if they were moving to a different country. To end the lesson, they take those objects and put them into a culture trunk for others to view.
Commemorate the discovery made by Henry Hudson and delve into the Age of Exploration.