Trinidad and Tobago Teacher Resources
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Caribbean Music: Calypso and Found Percussion
Students become familiar with the music of Trinidad. In this Caribbean music lesson, students listen to music from Trinidad and find it on the map. Students recognize the calypso beat and can imitate them. Students can create their own percussion instruments. Students sing songs with a calypso beat and write their own words to the beat.
Central America and the Caribbean
In this world history worksheet, students find the 20 missing words or phrases that best complete each of the sentences in the 3 paragraph selection pertaining to Central America and the Caribbean.
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
New! 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.
World in the Balance
Students make estimates on how many people they believe live on Earth. While watching a video, they take notes on the issues facing Kenya, Japan and India. In groups, they calculate how long it takes for a country to double in size. To end the instructional activity, they discuss the challenges countries face with increasing populations.
In this research worksheet, students answer 25 questions about the World Cup 2006. For example, "What position does Luis Figo play and for what team?"
Loco for Cocoa
Is there anything better than chocolate? This series of cross-curricular lessons lays out five to seven days of a study on chocolate. Over these days, learners watch video clips about how chocolate is made, compose poems and legends, complete a map and timeline of the history of chocolate, and interact directly with chocolate. Complete with short informational texts, options for evaluation, and extensions, this unit could be used as is or altered to suit your classroom needs.
Mini World Cup
Seventh graders participate in a mini world cup competition. They improve their soccer skills and build teamwork. They research and draw the flag from the country they represent. They follow traditional soccer rules and participate in the competition.
Found Objects in Folk Art
Students study artwork made of everyday materials and what they say about the artists. In this art analysis instructional activity, students investigate sculptures by Eugene Von Bruenchenhein and others, and discover purpose behind the creation of these items. Students bring in everyday objects to their classroom and create their own sculpture pieces of art.
The Country of Venezuela
In this map skills of Venezuela worksheet, students use an outline map to find an label important cities landforms, and bodies of water. Students label and color code 10 answers.
Central America Map Quiz
For this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the map that includes 22 Central American countries. Students identify the names of the countries in 3 minutes.
Cacao Tree Geography
Students use a map to learn about where chocolate comes from. In this lesson on the cacao tree, students locate various regions where the cacao tree grows. They will discuss why the cacao tree grows more favorably in particular climates and what regions of the globe produce the most chocolate.
Students determine statistics based on data. In this statistics lesson plan, students use data and record in charts. Students create graphs based on the statistics found.
Fill-In: Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj is a pop and fashion icon to today's youth. Here, they will read an article about her and what she wore to the MTV Music Awards. They read the article, then attempt to fill in the missing words from several of the paragraphs. A link to the full article and a word bank is included.
Mixing Metaphors with Politics
Students discuss different literary devices and use them to write summaries of New York Times articles dealing with international news. They reflect on the effectiveness and appropriateness of sports metaphors in the political arena.
World Cup Quiz 2006
In this 2006 World Cup Tournament worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice and short answer questions regarding the teams, players, and locations of the 2006 World Cup.
For this music worksheet, students identify and describe various famous dances and music of the Caribbean. They respond to questions about each of the three types described in the activity.
Caribbean Music: National Dances
In this Caribbean national dance songs worksheet, students read information pertaining to the merengue, the calypso, and the mento. Students then respond to 12 short answer questions regarding the dances.
Loco for Cocoa
Students create a time line and map about how chocolate traveled the world. In this chocolate lesson plan, students also create and taste chocolate.
Researching Another Country's Holiday: Focusing and Gathering Information
Fifth graders brainstorm a list of holidays celebrated by a majority of people in the United States. They each select an American holiday from the list as well as another country that may have a holiday that is similar. Next, they conduct research to locate useful information using a minimum of three sources. Note: The lesson includes an extensive list of holidays.