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Mapping South America
Students explore South America. In this South American lesson, students use their geography skills to create population, terrain, biomes/vegetation, and major exports maps. Students present their finished maps to their classmates and discuss how maps allow users to learn about places.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 27 Views 84 Downloads
Countries of South America
Middle schoolers focus on the geography of the countries of South America. Using a map, they identify the European countries who claimed the South American countries and research the influences they had on South America. To end the lesson, they write an essay about the South American country they want to live in with supporting details.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 22 Views 180 Downloads
Spanish-Speaking Countries of South America
Which South American countries speak Spanish? Your beginning Spanish learners will do some basic internet research to find the Spanish-speaking countries in South America, their capitals, and one major geographical feature for each country.
7th - 9th Languages 14 Views 39 Downloads
Integrated Unit On South America
Sixth graders solve math problems using database operations, word processing, desktop publishing, and spreadsheet formatting. They demonstrate an understanding of communication skills, math, and computer skills using information on South America.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Students role play as tour operators by planning a group tour to a country in Africa, Asia, or South America. They research the culture, physical geography, and history of one of the countries to highlight their tour destinations. They develop a brochure or booklet that describes their three week tour itinerary.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 22 Downloads
The Monroe Doctrine: President Monroe and the Independence Movement in South America
High schoolers identify conditions in Europe that relate to the independence movements in South America and list reasons why President Monroe gave for recognizing the independence movement in South America.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 48 Downloads
People in the World-Brazil
Second graders explore information about South America and choose a country to study. They explore culture, food, geography, clothing, language, and recreation of their country. Students visualize their learning by developing a slide show in KidPix.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
South American Countries Quest (Part 2)
Sixth graders review their information from the first part of this lesson. Using the internet, they identify the political, economical and societal impact of certain events on the countries of South America. They create a petition to urge the United Nations to help one country in the area.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
South America and Central America Capitals Map Quiz
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the map that includes all of Central and South America's countries. Students match each of the country names to the appropriate locations on the map.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 32 Downloads
Exploring South America
Students research South American to prepare a PowerPoint presentation about its culture, traditions, and societies. In this South American research lesson, students research South American based on their export products to create a PowerPoint presentation for a classmate who is moving there.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 44 Downloads