Caribbean History Teacher Resources
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Refugees from the Caribbean: Cuban and Haitian “Boat People”
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Should refugees fleeing poverty be allowed the same entrance into the United States as those fleeing persecution? High schoolers read about US foreign policy in the late 20th century regarding refugees from Cuba and Haiti, and engage in...
Puerto Rico . . . Its Land, History, Culture, and Literature
5th - 7th
Students examine Puerto Rico's location and from its geographic location, reflect on its culture and people. They also read a play by a Puerto Rican author. This is an excellent cross-curricular unit, including history, geography, and...
The Brief American Pageant: America on the World Stage
9th - 12th
America's presence in Alaska and the Caribbean are the focus of this short presentation. Two detailed maps help to illustrate America's growing influence in the regions past its continental borders, which could supplement a more thorough...
Central America and the Caribbean Culture Travel Brochure
Ninth graders take a trip to Central American and the Caribbean. In this culture and geography activity, 9th graders research selected countries of the region. Students use their findings to create tri-fold brochures to share with others.
A Bird's Eye View of the Caribbean: Art, Folklore, and Music
7th - 8th
Students examine the Caribbean in terms of its music, art, and folklore. As a class, they listen to a folktale and discuss the difference between telling a story and reading a story. In groups, they write their own folktale and share...
The Tragedy of Slavery and Its Aftermath, in Beloved: Establishing Contexts for Understanding
9th - 12th
Students examine the history of slavery, and the evolution of the transatlantic slave trade. They watch a video on slavery, read essays, and organize and develop a 15-minute presentation on the history of slavery.