Philippines Teacher Resources
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In this Philippines worksheet, students answer geography questions about the Philippines in multiple choice form. Students complete 10 questions.
Students create a Philippine banig mat. As part of designing and creating the mat, the class is introduced to the tropical rain forest of the Philippines and how the environment impacts the lives of the people. Individuals also discover rhythm as they create a geometric pattern. They weave colored strips within the mat and those strips form geometric shapes.
Young scholars watch a slide show about the Philippine Reefs to explore the topic of fish populations. In this reef and fish population lesson, students watch a slide show about fish populations and how the Peace Corps works with Filipinos to restore the sea life that the local people depend on for food. Young scholars choose one problem to solve for the lesson.
Students study vocabulary in order to read an online article. They participate in word work before they read and discuss the article. They take an online quiz and a role play activity.
Students research and discuss the rational for U.S. involvement in the Philippines. They discuss overall foreign and domestic policies of the U.S. Then they create a timeline that highlights this impact.
Timelines of historical events can be very handy for compare and contrast, recalling dates, or understanding cause and effect. Hand out this timeline that outlines events related to the control and formation of government in the Philippines. There are four questions included.
Students get a basic overview of the geography of islands. They discover where islands are located throughout the world and study two very different island groups (the Philippines and the British Isles) to illustrate the diversity of islands.
What is Tinikling? How is this word pronounced? Is it really a dance? Where did it originate? Is there a story about the origin of this dance? Begin this dance instructional activity by answering these questions. Then use the video to teach the three dance patterns: basic step, dancing step, and jumping step. Have the dancers perform the steps in combinations. Remember to reiterate the need for safety in using the bamboo poles for this dance!
Students use the Internet to examine the history, culture and government of the Philippines. They also discover information about the woman who is its president.
Ninth graders research the United States acquisition of the Philippines and their fight for independence. They locate the Philippines on a map and brainstorm how its geography has benefits. They access the Internet and complete a student activity that debates the U.S. involvement with the Philippines.
Learn a little Spanish, discover how a volcano works, and get into the cultural context of the book, Hill of Fire. Because the book addresses so many different topics, it is perfect as the basis for a cross-curricular unit of study. Included are several fun teaching ideas, printables, and worksheets that accompany the book. Learners will discuss Spanish and English vocabulary, create mini-books, bake Mexican delicacies, and learn about the culture and geography of Mexico.
Explore the geography of Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Antarctica through this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about the climate and vegetation of these regions, taking notes and answering 3 short-answer comprehension questions as they read the selection. A graphic organizer is provided for notes, however it seems students may be expected to copy it into a notebook, since it is quite small. Intended for use with the McDougal Littell World Geography text.
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 16 identification questions about the shapes of countries shown . Students have 4 minutes to complete the quiz.
For this World War II worksheet, learners answer short answer questions about the history and geography of World War II. Students complete 13 questions.
Students explore some of the potential future targets in the war against terrorism. Groups investigate the history of terrorism in Somalia, Yemen, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Iraq.
Students investigate the region of Southeast Asia. They research the history, geography, and spread of ethnicity throughout the region. The various lessons consist of class discussion and group work to find common themes shared in Southeast Asia to understand the diversity of people, resources, and development of different people groups.
Students build World War II directional signs. In this World War II lesson plan, students explore the geographic locations of the war as they analyze primary sources and conduct research regarding places of significance in the war. Students collaborate to create a detailed classroom directional sign featuring their findings.
For this coral reef geography worksheet, students find locations of reefs on a globe or map. There are 10 instructions to follow. There is no map provided--an atlas, globe or map is needed.
Students are able to identify the areas of the world that are affected by arsenic contamination of the water supply. They are able to describe the ways in which various societies deal with the problem of arsenic contamination. Students are able to discuss how societies adapt to their physical environment.
In this geography activity, students read about issues surrounding Aboriginal land claims and growing industry in Southeast Asia. Students take notes and answer 2 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.