South American History Teacher Resources
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Revolutions in Latin America (19c - Early 20c)Lesson Planet
7th - 10th
The history of the Latin American revolutions - and the philosophies behind them - is the focus of this comprehensive presentation. From the theories of the European Enlightenment, to the Revolutionary Wars of America and France, Latin...
Christopher Columbus: The Man, the Myth, the LegendLesson Planet
Learn more about maps by examining Christopher Columbus's voyage to the New World. Kindergartners will learn about basic map skills and how to identify the compass rose, oceans, and land masses. They will also discover the purpose of...
European Explorers of North and South AmericaLesson Planet
Sixth graders explore the connection between the geography of America and the migration of the Native Americans to the American continents to the future conquering of the continents by the Europeans. They discuss the causes and effects...
Exploring BorderlandsLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What motivated Europeans to explore the New World, and what effects did their exploration have on Native American populations? The second installment of a 16-part American Passages series prompts pupils to watch a video and read several...
Pumpkins . . . Not Just Part of HalloweenLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students study the pumpkin. In this pumpkin lesson, students participate in different activities that explain the history of pumpkins and how pumpkins develop and grow, read "The Great Pumpkin Story" and answer comprehensive questions...
Getting There- Do You Want To Go To California?Lesson Planet
5th - 6th
Young scholars examine the impact of the California Gold Rush. In this U.S. history lesson, students use several included documents to examine the causes and effects of the Gold Rush. Young scholars are broken up into groups and choose...
New World, Old Evils: Latin America and the HolocaustLesson Planet
11th - 12th
Students examine how Latin America was affected by the Holocaust in Europe. In groups, they research topics related to Latin America and World War II. They interview survivors if possible and discover how entire nations were effected...