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Windmills and Blogs: The Impact of Technology in Rural Peru
How does technology affect a community? Research the benefits and consequences of technology in rural Peru. In this technology lesson, learners discuss how the effects of technology. They view a PowerPoint and learn about the Peace Corp's role with technology in rural countries before completing an informational table for the slide show.
4th - 9th Science 4 Views 23 Downloads
Fascinating Fortress: Machu Picchu
Students research information about ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, closely examine pictures of construction of Machu Picchu, and create paintings and write reports to demonstrate their knowledge of history, location, significance, and grandeur of Machu Picchu.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 23 Downloads
New Review Incan Times
How did 168 conquistadors take down the Incan empire? Through several activities, from presenting mini-lectures based on an article to designing newspapers about the Spanish conquest, your young historians will learn about the Incan civilization and culture, as well as its eventual downfall as an empire.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 26 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
While this lesson plan includes several nice worksheets to identify and discuss the various limits on government (i.e. a constitution, the rule of law, separation of powers, consent of the governed, etc.), its main value lies in a case study of Alberto Fujimori's rise to power in Peru and rule as an autocrat.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 82 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Language Focus Unit 8.3: Imperative Sentences, Future Progressive Tense
Finish your homework! Kids work on imperative sentences with a grammar activity, which also focuses on future progressive tense (going to). After they use a word bank to write instructions for a person going on a trip, they fill in the blanks to complete a dialogue, as well as reorder sentences to form questions and answers.
4th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What Kind of Vessel Are You?
This is a strange question; but what kind of vessel would you be and why? After examining images of a large Inca jug, the class sets to writing a creative narrative that answers that very interesting question. They start by researching facts about Peru and the Inca Empire, then they put it all together as they write what life as an Inca vessel would be like.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 3 Downloads
The Deadly Frogs of Manu
Students investigate the poisonous frogs of Manu, Peru. They watch and discuss a video, conduct Internet research on poison frogs, accurately color downloaded template models of the frogs of Manu, and create a poster using the colored frogs.
K - 6th Science 3 Views 25 Downloads
Introduction to the Panpipe
Students examine the panpipe and the cultures that use them in their music. They view photos of Peru and Bolivia and discuss their cultures, listen to recordings of music that includes the panpipe, and construct a panpipe using PVC plastic tubing.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Bank Loans Money to Start Businesses
After locating Latin American countries on a world map, children read about how microbanks are loaning money to help start small businesses. Involving both current events and economics, the teacher introduces the article with a map activity and vocabulary challenge.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 7 Views 78 Downloads
Macaws: The Book
Students research the various species of Macaw found in Manu, Peru and other parts of the Amazon. They watch and discuss a video, and each student constructs a book about Macaws that includes photos and background information on each type of Macaw
K - 5th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Dancing Through Peru: A Cultural Journey
Students understand Peru's geography, history and culture by learning traditional dances and listening to music. In this Peruvian culture instructional activity, students identify Peru and its regions on maps and describe the connections between dance and Peru's geography.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 45 Downloads
Social Studies: Peru Archaeology
Sixth graders examine the archaeology of Peru, focusing on the Incan civilization and several lesser known ones. They discuss the importance of the archaeological finds and create newspaper headlines and articles about them. Students make lists of items they would place in a time capsule that are representative of their time and culture.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
The Hispanic World
Go on an electronic field trip. Discover Spanish-speaking countries through Internet exploration. Students participate in a whole group discussion to general knowledge about the location, cultural background, independence and current affairs of the countries encountered.
6th - 10th Languages 11 Views 68 Downloads
The Stolen Smell
Second graders read the story The Stolen Smell and participate in many language arts based activity connected to the story. They participate in discussions, vocabulary work, analyzing the story, public speaking, illustrating pictures, and writing.
2nd Language Arts 14 Views 137 Downloads