Major Cities of South America Teacher Resources
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Third graders study and diagram the positions of the Earth and sun during the four seasons. They predict weather for cities in the northern and southern hemispheres.
11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Tony Kushner's Angels in America. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
8th - 12th
For this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about colonial America. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
7th - 12th
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.
9th - 12th
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 plan, to determine why the British attempt to move the battlefield into the South proved unsuccessful.
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 - 12th
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.
Students 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.
6th - 12th
In this online interactive geography quiz learning exercise, students respond to 195 identification questions about the capital cities of countries in the world. Students have 12 minutes to complete the quiz.
High schoolers compare the leadership skills of Washington and Bolivar. In this Latin American history lesson, students read biographical information about George Washington and Simon Bolivar. High schoolers compare the men to better understand the revolutionary movements they both led.
Ninth graders study the region and individual countries of Central America. In this Geography lesson, 9th graders research different perspectives in the region. Students participate in a debate.
10th - Higher Ed
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.
In this state history learning exercise, 4th graders read two and a half pages about the history of South Carolina and complete 10 true or false questions.
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.
7th - 9th
In this north and south magnetic poles worksheet, 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.
8th - 12th
Students create timelines that span from the Seven Years' War to the Treaty of Paris. For 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. Students use their findings to participate in a timeline activity.
K - 5th
Students examine the function and meaning of hats and headdresses from Africa, South America, and Japan. They view and discuss images of hats, and create a hat or headdress using various craft materials.
In this Human-Environment Interaction learning exercise, 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.
In this early 20th century America worksheet, 8th graders read the provided pages about America's growth as an empire and then respond to 4 short answer, critical thinking and main idea questions.
4th - 8th
Students explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran. For 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.