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Fourth graders draw maps of Peru and examine how Peru is a geographically diverse country.
Students study the global economy and foreign currency exchange transactions. They apply the foreign currency exchange table to see the effect that supply and demand has on the dollar's value in relation to foreign currencies.
High schoolers become aware of international monetary transactions, and how the jobs they hold and the purchases they make in their local community are affected by the foreign currency exchange market. They utilize worksheets imbedded in this plan.
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.
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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.
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. The class reads the news article and participate in a think-pair-share discussion. The lesson plan includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
What does a secret agent really do? After reading an article, students discover the connection between intelligence and espionage. Using the Internet, they will research the history and motivations of intelligence agencies throughout the world. They also will participate in a mock United Nations conference to discuss the relevance of government intelligence in the 21st century.
Ninth graders research early mining in California. They study the "placer method" for mining gold, which is surface mining that does not involve tunneling. They examine what it was like for the early miners to pan for gold with simple tools in 1848 and 1849 in California.
Learners role play as immigrants. They experience the process of the Ellis Island immigration center.
Students discuss their pets and read about pets that have lived in the White House. In this current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with a vocabulary activity and pet survey, then the students read the news article and participate in a class discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
High schoolers analyze monthly sea surface temperature data from the Pacific Ocean to determine if the period is an El Nino or a normal year. They recognize signs to see if there are any patterns that signal either occurrence. Satellite images are interpreted and conclusions are drawn from various maps.
High schoolers analyze descriptions from five different countries to determine which institutional components of capitalism are present and, if so, to what extent. They then place each on a continuum depending upon the number and strength of its capitalist institutions.
Students explore South America. In this geography lesson, students research landmarks of historical or national significance and use their findings to create slideshows.
Get your AP historians thinking about the facts with this exam worksheet, which has students responding to 60 multiple choice questions about world religions, major events, and significant historical figures. The exam specifies chapters 8-15, however the text it is referencing is not listed. If it doesn't fit exactly with your unit, consider using some of the questions, and forego the lengthy process of writing multiple-choice options.
Get ready to explore the piece Tahitian Landscape with your seventh graders. They discuss the primitive style, bright colors, and impressionism found in the work, as well as biographical information regarding Gauguin's life. There are several very good art activities that will have learners painting with flair and imagination.
Young scholars read information about George Washington Carver and outline the information. They are given peanuts in the shell, students examine them and eat them. Young scholars discuss the following questions: Why did George Washington Carver stay with his owner after he was no longer a slave? What is horticulture? and How does this field of study relate to Carver's love of drawing flowers?
Provide an overview of the religion, life ways, wealth, decline, and economy of several early civilizations. culture groups covered are the Aztecs, Teotihuacan, Maya, Anasazi, Mississippian, Chokia, Moche, and Inca. The only thing this presentation is missing is images. There are so many rich images available it's a shame they aren't included. Add them yourself and its a top notch resource.
Learners investigate economic growth and standard of living. In this economics lesson, students investigate the GDP per capita and how it affects the economy. Learners differentiate nominal and real GDP.
High schoolers participate in a scenerio in which they are assessed on the material in previous lessons. In groups, they prepare a presentation based on their solutions to the given problem. They develop their critical thinking skills applying terms to a real-world issue.