Major Cities of South America Teacher Resources
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Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortez
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.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 26 Views 360 Downloads
The Adventure Begins: "Boys I Believe I Have Found a Gold Mine!"
Students view and discuss historical documents regarding Native Americans and Californians prior to the gold rush in the 1940's. They complete a variety of activities designed to show what they have learned from these sources and class discussion.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
AN INTERNATIONAL MENU
Studentsl expand vocabulary through word study, literature and class discussion (e.g. word origins, roots and affixes, meaning in context, levels of usage, etc.). They recognize food-related words that have entered the English language from other languages.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Art of the Puerto Rican People
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.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads
Rainforests: Who needs them?
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.
1st - 5th Science 8 Views 56 Downloads
Lesson Plan: The Black Press
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Living History - Dance
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.
7th Social Studies & History 9 Views 17 Downloads
Galveston 1900: Storm of the Century
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.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
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.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 6 Views 115 Downloads
Louisa May Alcott: her life, her times and her literature
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.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
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.
K - 2nd Language Arts 6 Views 79 Downloads