Geography of the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean: Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic
Third graders identify the Spanish-speaking Caribbean Islands and compare national symbols. They locate Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic on a map and compare the national symbols of the Caribbean Islands and the U.S.
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Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Literacy: The Puerto Rican Papers
Students in an ESL classroom are introduced to new vocabulary before reading a story in their native language. In groups, they discuss how the tradition of writing stories down became a tradition and answer comprehension questions. To...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Carnival Celebrations: Masks and Vejigantes
Students explore Carnival. In this Puerto Rico Carnival lesson, students discover the history of the cultural celebration as well as the significance of the elaborate masks worn for the festivities. Students create their own Carnival masks.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Foods and Languages of the World
Students review Mexico's location and language and learn to pronouns 10 new Spanish food words. Students listen as the book, Corn is Maize is read, touching and passing around an ear of Indian corn. Students discuss the contribution of...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History