Major Cities of South America Teacher Resources
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Day of the Dead
Students explore Day of the Dead, also called "Dia de los Muertos," which is a holiday (or festival) celebrated in Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala, and other areas in Central and South America populated with the Latino ethnic background.
South America: Countries
In this South America outline map worksheet, students identify the countries of South America and their capital cities. The major bodies of water are noted on this map.
Early Contacts: Native American and European Women in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this colonial America instructional activity, students examine the relationships between Native American women and European women who encountered one another in the new colonies.
South America Outline Map
In this outline map worksheet, students discover and investigate the physical boundaries of the countries in South America. The names of countries and a star to mark the capital city are included.
South America Outline Map
For this blank outline map worksheet, learners explore the political boundaries of South America and the nations there. This map may be used in a variety of classroom activities. The location of the capital cities are denoted with stars.
Genre: Short Story
Discover the genre of short stories with sixth graders. They discuss the characteristics of short stories from the book America Street. Then, they compare and contrast movies and television shows and chart story characteristics. Various readings are recommended along with a reflective activity.
Revolutionary Women of South Carolina
Students examine multiple primary sources. In this revolutionary war lesson, students read case studies regarding women from South Carolina. Students will compare the different roles women played during the Revolutionary War. Students will then draft and write an essay that addresses the subject and demonstrates their comprehension.
American Culture in a Musical Setting
Students discover the significance of similarities and contrasts of three separate cultures of the United States through music. They take out maps and trace the expedition of the Spanish along the coasts of Mexico and North and South America and the Caribbean Islands.
Students identify at least one country where the Spanish language is spoken, describe similarities and differences between Spanish, Mexican, and Puerto Rican families, and practice speaking the Spanish words for several family members.
Couriers in the Inca Empire: Getting Your Message Across
Students examine how the Inca communicated over large distances. They locate the Inca Empire on a map, define key vocabulary terms, play the game, 'telephone,' and create a quipu to show the year they were born.
Let's Go To Mexico
Students are able to use the Internet to conduct research. They research Mexican culture and traditions. Students compare and contrast Mexican and U.S. food and clothing. They convert United States currency to Mexican pesos. Students create a travel brochure about Mexico and present an oral report from gathered research.
Exploring an Atlas
Teaching kids how to use reference material can be fun! After a brief discussion on the type of information and ways to use an Atlas, learners go on an Atlas scavenger hunt. They break into teams and try to find as many items listed on the worksheet in the shortest amount of time.
The Eagle Has Landed: Aztecs Find a Home
Students investigate the Aztec civilization and locate it on a map. They explain the legend of the city of Tenochtitan and investigate the symbolism of the Mexican flag.
World Music Day
In this World Music Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities on World Music Day.
Bullfighting in Colombia
Sixth graders view a PowerPoint presentation. In this bullfighting lesson, 6th graders learn about the history of bullfighting, view pictures of Colombian bullfighting and answer critical thinking questions. Students then engage in a discussion on the controversy surrounding bullfighting.
Young scholars investigate the concepts of ancestors and citizenship. In this citizenship lesson, students listen to Betsy Maestro's Coming to America . They learn the definitions of immigrants and melting pot using a recipe for Rice Krispie Treats. They complete a home-school assignment in which they determine their ancestries.
Be That As It Maya
Creative projects are a great way to engage your class and can be a fun way to assess mastery! Learners create brochures and postcards that might have been created by and for travelers to ancient Mayan cities. They read and discuss the New York Times article "In Maya Ruins, Scholars See Evidence of Urban Sprawl" and explore a website on Mayan sites.
Great Aunt Mildred's Birthday Surprise
Students document a trip they take to get a creative present for their Aunt Mildred. In this trip documentation lesson plan, students research and keep moving to find the best gift.
Third graders explore the multi-ethnic nature of America's citizens and examine the symbolism of the Statue of Liberty. In this Molly's Pilgrim lesson, 3rd graders discuss the poem "The New Colossus," examine vocabulary words in the poem, and make connections regarding the experience of immigrants coming to America. Students explore the nature of prejudice as it relates to the story "Molly's Pilgrim."
Identifying Ozone Variations over Different Locations
Students analyze ozone data. In this atmosphere lesson plan, students will use a NASA resource to gather data for different regions of the Earth. Students will then create a graph for their data and answer related questions.