Peru Teacher Resources
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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. For 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
Central And South America And Their Ancient Civilizations
Fifth graders listen to lectures on the ancient civilizations of the Aztecs, Incas and Mayans. They construct a mask base and then decorate it in thirds with symbols meaningful to each of the three cultures being studied.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads
Science Behind El Nino
Students examine the types of technology used to measure weather conditions that create El Nino conditions. They write a summary of the benefits of monitoring sea conditions and they invent their own scientific instrument for measuring weather.
5th - 12th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Earth in the Hot Seat
Students identify the different viewpoints on the issue of global warming. While watching a video, they take notes on the issues presented to them and answer questions about what Alaska, Peru and East Africa are doing to prevent global warming.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
El Dinero y La Bandera de Espana (o Mexico, Peru, etc.)
High schoolers identify the currency used by a particular country and state what the current exchange rate is for that particular country. They then identify and explain the symbols and colors of the country's flag.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Pendemonium: Panic in Paru
Students discover and practice the use of the three types of pronouns. They view and discuss a lighthearted video that describes the proper uses of pronouns. They also participate in a read aloud of the book,"I and You and Don't Forget Who:What Is a Pronoun?
3rd - 5th Language Arts 5 Views 39 Downloads
Hot and Humid, That's Manu
Elementary and middle schoolers participate in a demonstration of the heat and humidity of the Manu rainforest environment. They watch and discuss a video, calculate the humidity and temperature in the humidified tent, and write a reflective paper describing their experience in the high humidity environment.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 33 Downloads
The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a goldmine for ideas and activities associated with exploration in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 268 Views 217 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
From a mind-mapping anticipation set to an interactive check for understanding activity, this resource is an excellent instructional activity on identifying major forms of government around the world and analyzing examples of real-world governments.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 83 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed
God, Glory and Gold!
First graders examine the geographic spatial relationships between Europe, South and North America on a map. They compare and contrast the explorers and conquistadors. They investigate the Aztec and Inca cultures and the effect the conquistadors had on them.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 52 Downloads
Arctic Food Chain
Explore the food chains that support Arctic ecosystems. A class discussion on interdependence and the different roles plants and animals play in ecosystems provides students with the knowledge to complete a worksheet asking them to create food chains involving a variety of Arctic life.
3rd - 6th Science 9 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Land of the Midnight Sun
From days of 24 hour sunlight, to endless nights that last for days, the Arctic is a very unique place to live. Examine the seasonal changes that occur in the northern-most reaches of the globe and the impact they have on the plants and animals living there.
3rd - 6th Science 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What Impact did European Explorers have on the Native American Culture?
Engage your fifth graders in a Socratic discussion on the impact European explorers had on Native American culture. Everything is outlined in a highly structured fashion, from what the teacher does, to what the student does. The instructional activity focuses on students reading and using the included informational text to compose an essay.
5th Language Arts 88 Views 138 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Spanish Empire, Silver, & Runaway Inflation
How did Spain come to shape the lives of nearly every human on the planet? John Green discusses the cultural and accomplishments of the Aztec and Inca empire, the establishment of two administrative divisions after the Spanish conquered Mexico and Peru, use of indigenous labor, and discovery of silver that led to skyrocketing inflation.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review One Man’s Terrorist…Another Man’s Freedom Fighter
Why is there no universal definition for terrorism? What tactics and objectives do terrorist groups share? Through an engaging and collaborative activity, as well as using rich informational texts and guided notes, lead your class members through an examination of the history of terrorism, as well as an analysis of major terrorist groups that exist today.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the primary grades come to appreciate the wonderful diversity the world has to offer.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Wondering About the New Seven (Man-Made) Wonders of the World
Who determines the Seven Wonders of the World, and what criteria is used to evaluate these locations? Discover the efforts to promote cultural diversity and preserve man-made monuments during the world's first-ever global vote in 2007 to determine the New Seven Wonders of the World.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 70 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Bar Charts & Pie Charts
Learn about life in the Arctic while practicing how to graph and interpret data with this interdisciplinary lesson. Starting with a whole group data-gathering exercise, students are then given a worksheet on which they analyze and create bar and pie graphs involving information about Arctic animals.
3rd - 6th Math 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable