Major Cities of South America Teacher Resources
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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 29 Views 88 Downloads
The War in the South, 1778–1781
The second in a three-part look at the Revolutionary War focuses the years from 1778 through 1781 and zooms in on military operations in the southern colonies, the French alliance, and the role African-Americans played in events. Class members examine primary source documents, and their interactive maps created in the previous lesson, to determine why the British attempt to move the battlefield into the South proved unsuccessful.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Search for the Lost City of El Dorado
Ninth graders research the reasons to why people want to find the city of El Dorado. In this Spanish exploration lesson, 9th graders read an article and answer guided reading questions. Students present their findings to the class on either the Amazon or El Dorado.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Rural America in Transition
Students examine the changes in rural America in an economic sense. In groups, they research the problems rural areas face in the 21st century. They examine the economic policies in effect and how they help or hurt rural America.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 62 Downloads
Spain and France Influence in Europe and in the New World
High schoolers examine the conditions in France and Spain during the Middle Ages and the Discovery of America. In groups, they compare and contrast the political situations in both countries and what effect they had on the New World. To end the lesson, they discuss the effects of the French Revolution and how certain people can have effect on the history of the world.
9th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 63 Downloads
Revolutions in Latin America: Bolivar, 1813-1814
Students compare the leadership skills of Washington and Bolivar. In this Latin American history lesson, students read biographical information about George Washington and Simon Bolivar. Students compare the men to better understand the revolutionary movements they both led.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 207 Downloads
How do we measure global earthquakes?
Students examine three seismograms of a recent South American earthquake recorded by USGS stations. They measure the S-P distance and use a P and S wave travel-time graph to find the epicenter distance for each seismogram. In addition, they use distance to find the epicenter of the earthquake.
10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Life on Two Colonial Plantations in South Carolina
Fourth graders compare two colonial plantations. In this South Carolina history lesson, 4th graders compare the Drayton Hill plantation of Charleston Co. to the Walnut Grove Plantation of Spartanburg Co. This lesson plan uses primary and secondary sources as the fundamental learning tools.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Horse America Throwing His Master
Students create timelines that span from the Seven Years' War to the Treaty of Paris. In this colonial America lesson, students research the provided primary images and documents from the era as well as information about events during the time period from other sources.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 37 Downloads
The North and South Magnetic Poles
In this north and south magnetic poles learning exercise, students read about the presence of auroras over the earth's magnetic poles as opposed to the geographic poles. Students use 2 photographs taken by the IMAGE FUV and the Polar instruments to answer 5 questions about the magnetic poles and the aurora ovals.
7th - 9th Science 10 Views 70 Downloads
Human-Environment Interaction in South America
For this Human-Environment Interaction worksheet, students complete a chart about how different types of agriculture have affected the environment, write about the disadvantages and advantages of tourism, and answer two map questions.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Great Cities of the Middle East
Students explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran. In this Middle East lesson plan, students complete a map, research one of the five the cities and prepare a presentation that includes details about the city. Students also create a musical instrument that these five cities are known for.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 32 Views 260 Downloads