Climate and Vegetation in Latin America
In this climate and vegetation worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer as they read several passages. They then answer four comprehension questions.
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Writing Exercises: Change in Latin America, #2
The effects of changes in Latin American government is the topic of this writing exercise. Challenge your class to read and respond to three prompts where they describe the Sandinistas of Nicaragua, Latin American immigration into the...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Revolutions in Latin America (19c - Early 20c)
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...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
New Review Climate Change, Chaos, and The Little Ice Age - Crash Course World History 206
Can climate change contribute to political unrest? Explore this intriguing question with a video from Crash Course World History that examines the Little Ice Age from the thirteenth to the nineteenth centuries, particularly in the...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
History vs. Christopher Columbus
Intrepid explorer or ruthless exploiter? This is the perfect video to accompany the observation of Columbus Day in your class, as well as in considering whether Christopher Columbus should or should not be credited with the discovery of...
6 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Courage “In the Time of the Butterflies”: A Common Core Exemplar
The courage of Las Mariposas, the Mirabal sisters, is the focus of a series of activities designed to accompany a reading of In the Time of the Butterflies that ask readers to consider what it means to be courageous. Beautifully crafted...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed