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Third graders read the story "Conejito" and write a descriptive story about the rainforest in Panama. They answer story comprehension questions, complete worksheet questions about a map of Panama, and rewrite a paragraph changing the bold type words to have the opposite meaning.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Second graders investigate the geography, agriculture, and the climate of Panama using the book "Conejito." They listen to a lecture about Panama, listen to the story, and answer story comprehension questions. Students also complete a word search, and alphabetize tropical fruits of Panama on a worksheet.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students investigate a way to sail a boat around the world without touching land while learning about the Panama Canal. In this Panama Canal lesson plan, students learn about the relationship of socio-political continents and how the geography of the world has affected the world order.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 81 Downloads
The United States and the World
Journey through highlights of the late 19th and early 20th century with your history class. Topics covered are the highlights of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency, the Spanish American War, the building of the Panama Canal, and World War I. Many excellent photographs make this an especially compelling presentation.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 49 Downloads
Panama Canal Timelapse
Virtually sail through the Panama Canal as you watch this time-lapse video. Great for a geography or social studies class, the video is from the perspective of a ship's passenger on May 8, 2003 as it crosses through the canal and locks.
2 mins 6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Roosevelt Presidency
Students explore the history of America from 1900-1912. Students explore how past events and philosophies have affected the management of modern-day conflicts. Through research, students write an essay on the handling of the Panama Canal and Nicaragua.
8th - 10th Language Arts 7 Views 20 Downloads
Delve into the history of textile art using this resource. Learners discuss the history of molas, a type of textile art made in Panama and Columbia, and talk about the importance of this process in the Kuna culture. Then, they create their own art work using paper.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 13 Downloads
This Great Enterprise”: Theodore Roosevelt and the Panama Canal
Learners explore the implications of the "Great Enterprise." In this Panama Canal lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding President Teddy Roosevelt and Panama Canal. Learners respond to discussion questions regarding the lecture and then conduct research regarding other significant American events.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 57 Downloads
Has the United States always been an empire? This video is packed with information on America's endeavors during the age of new imperialism, including the displacement of indigenous peoples through territorial acquisition, how wars were used to annex several areas such as Hawaii and the Philippines to be used as gateways to Latin American and Chinese markets, the Spanish-American War, and atrocities committed during the Philippine War at the turn of the twentieth century.
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Central America: Panama Canal
Middle schoolers are introduced to the geography of Central America. On a map, they route different ways to get from Spain to India. In groups, they research the development of the Panama Canal and how it shortened the trip across the Atlantic Ocean.
6th - 8th Language Arts 23 Views 95 Downloads
Becoming a World Power (1876 - 1916)
To expand or to isolate, a question every country must consider. Discover the effects of American expansionism and you'll find that while we did acquire new land, it came at a price. The Boxer Rebellion, Seward's Folly, our push into the Pacific, and the Spanish-American War are all thoroughly discussed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 37 Views 71 Downloads
Revolutions in Latin America (19c - Early 20c)
The history of the Latin American revolutions - and the philosophies behind them - is the focus of this comprehensive presentation. From the theories of the European Enlightenment, to the Revolutionary Wars of America and France, Latin America had a plethora of sources from which to be inspired.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 45 Views 157 Downloads
Changing the Channel
Students explore the historic transfer of the Panama Canal from the United States to Panama, investigating how this shift might affect various aspects of Panama's economy, relations with other countries, and international trade.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 47 Downloads
A Study of Panama
In this worksheet on Panama, students read an introduction about Panama, then read about its history, The Panama Canal, the Kuna Indians and the Endangered Species of Panama. After each selection, students answer a set of related questions.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 15 Views 100 Downloads
Panama and NAFTA
Here is a quick excerpt on Panama and the negotiation of NAFTA paired with four questions. Pupils must read the short text and respond to questions right on the page. The questions are straightforward, and ask learners to find facts in the passage.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
A Trip through the Panama Canal
Students explore the Panama Canal. They study its history, location, reasons for being built, ownership, and so forth. They create presentations that demonstrates what students learned through their research activities.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
New American Diplomacy
Young scholars explore the presidential era of Teddy Roosevelt. They read about American diplomacy in Asia, the Caribbean, and discuss the Panama Canal and the Roosevelt Corollary. As a class, students take notes and create a bubble map for reasons why the Panama Canal was built.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 39 Downloads