Electronic Journals about Latin American Folktales
Students exchange folktales with a key-pal using dialog journal writing. They write out a folktale from their own cultural background and exchange it with students of another. They record their impressions of each other's folktales.
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Latin America Postcard Project
After researching a chosen Latin American country, your youngsters will design a postcard that will not only entice visitors, but also include major features of the country, such as tourist attractions, weather, and geography. The...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Exercises: Change in Latin America, #1
Political change in Latin America is the topic of these writing prompts. Critical thinkers will use what they know about Latin American history and politics. They'll respond to three prompts focused on the role of Juan and Eva Peron in...
10th - 11th English Language Arts
Argentina: Explore Latin America
This is a really neat worksheet! Kids click on each of the provided links to answer each of 11 questions. They'll discover geographical, demographic, environmental, and cultural facts about Latin America. They'll even learn to write...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Writing About Literature: What Is Happiness?
Jack London's heart for adventure has come to define the spirit of America and its frontier. Selected passages from the foreword The Cruise of the Snark take eighth graders through London's construction and voyage of his ship before...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Has the United States always been an empire? This video is packed with information on America's endeavors during the age of new imperialism, including the displacement of indigenous peoples through territorial acquisition, how wars were...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
War and Nation Building in Latin America: Crash Course World History 225
Does war hinder the growth of nation-states, or does it facilitate development? A video from Crash Course World History examines this question in the context of Latin America, particularly how the lack of international war in Central and...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Are All Latin American Cultures the Same?
The various cultures found within Latin America are the focus of this Social Studies lesson. Pupils utilize educational software, plus websites and worksheets embedded in the plan, to complete a concept map which highlights the unique...
6th Social Studies & History