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Caribbean Adventures: Research and Desktop Publishing

For Teachers 7th - 9th
If you want an interesting way to teach about the Caribbean that incorporates technology, this might be your answer. Class members conduct a WebQuest to gather information about Caribbean islands and create a travel brochure using...
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Spirits Across the Ocean: Yoruban and Dahomean Cultures in the Caribbean Brought by the Slave Trade

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Much of Latin American music owes its origins to the slave trade. Peoples from the Yoruban and Dahomean cultures brought with them the distinctive rhythms, time signatures, and eighth note patterns that now characterize Caribbean music....
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Refugees from the Caribbean: Cuban and Haitian “Boat People”

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Braiding Rhythms: The Role of Bell Patterns in West African and Afro-Caribbean Music

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Africans transported to the Caribbean as part of the transatlantic slave trade brought with them a rich tradition of music and dance. Four lessons teach young musicians the rumba clave rhythm, cascara rhythm, and the 6/8 bell patterns...
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Surface Air Temperature Trends of the Caribbean

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners use real satellite data to determine the changes in near-surface air temperature at different times of the year over the Caribbean Sea. They discover how Earth's tilt causes seasonal differences in incoming solar energy. They...
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Geo-portrait of the Caribbean: 1492 -1992

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the Caribbean region in 1492 with the same region today , and use five themes of geography as avenues of comparison.
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Pirates of the Caribbean

For Students 6th - 12th
In this Pirates of the Caribbean activity and progress test worksheet, students respond to a total of 21 short answer, multiple choice, matching, and fill in the blank questions pertaining to Pirates of the Caribbean.
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Central America and the Caribbean

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Use the library or Internet to find resources on a chosen topic. The class will comprehend the collected information, structure the information with texts and graphics for a presentation. Each presentation focuses on Hispanic culture and...
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Caribbean Cooking

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners complete a unit that explores the cultures of the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba through cooking. They follow step-by-step directions of a variety of recipes, create a Caribbean scrapbook or cookbook,...
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Caribbean Map Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive geography quiz instructional activity, high schoolers examine the map that includes 20 Caribbean countries and territories. Students identify the names of the countries and territories in 3 minutes.
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The Geography of Latin America

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Perfect for a geography or world cultures lesson, the slides in this presentation cover the topography, demographics, and climate of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. From the apex of the Andes Mountains, to the depths...
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Caribbean Culture Day

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students are introduced to about Caribbean culture through the preparation and sampling of Caribbean food, as well as become familiar with Caribbean folk songs and poetry. They also experience blindness in order to form a deeper...
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Creative Caribbean Story

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars read stories about the Caribbean. They write about the Caribbean lifestyle. Students write their own stories of the Caribbean, using facts and researched information.
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Geography: Caribbean

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research and view a video on the geography of the Caribbean. For this Caribbean geography lesson, students go on an imaginary trip to the Caribbean and write postcards and letters telling of their trip. Students will include...
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Introduction to the Caribbean

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the history and culture of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico. They conduct research on Christopher Columbus, create a quiz, watch a video about Cuba, and write an essay comparing and contrasting Puerto Rico...
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Caribbean Music-- An Introduction

For Students 4th - 5th
In this music worksheet, students investigate the history of music and the musical style of the Caribbean islands. Students read a 1 page information sheet about the region and its music. Students answer 8 questions.
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A Taste of the Caribbean

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students are introduced to the foods and traditions of the Caribbean. In groups, they brainstorm their own definition of culture and review the physical and political geography of the Caribbean. They spend time sampling different foods...
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A Bird's Eye View of the Caribbean: Art, Folklore, and Music

For Teachers 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...
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Characteristics of Caribbean Islands

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students decide and record their stand on possible predictions of characteristics of Caribbean islands on a prediction guide. After the reading of the story, Isla, individual students record the correct true or false answer.
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Cruising the Caribbean

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create four postcards that illustrate an island on the Caribbean.
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Country: Caribbean Islands

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore the countries in the Caribbean. They examine island information, language, climate, culture, currency, places of interest, resort information, and flight information.
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Central America and the Caribbean

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students use the chart to compare the history and culture of Central America and the Caribbean. Students also identify main ideas and display mapping and graphing skills as they answer 2 questions pertaining...
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Central America and the Caribbean

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Central America and the Caribbean worksheet, learners learn about the culture, economics, and life of Central America and the Caribbean. Students utilize a graphic organizer and answer several questions based on their reading.
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Spanish Influence on the Caribbean Islands

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students participate in a discussion about the Spanish influence on the Caribbean islands. They define the Spanish words in the book, Isla, and respond to a question about cultural influences in a response journal.

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