Mapping Puerto Rico
Students use maps to discover where Puerto Rico is located. In groups, they use the internet to research the vegetation. They also compare and contrast the relationship between the United States and Puerto Rico's government.
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Absolutely and Relatively: The Puerto Rico Quarter Reverse
Students investigate the country of Puerto Rico by completing geographic worksheets. In this world geography lesson plan, students define latitude and longitude and use it to locate both Puerto Rico and their school. Students identify...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Tropical Regions/Mapping Biodiversity
Students use a world map to locate the country of Puerto Rico. In groups, they identify the various types of vegetation found on the island. They compare and contrast the biodiversity of the country to the United States. To end the...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Puerto Rico: The 51st State?
Students research the history of Puerto Rico, its culture, and geography. In this Puerto Rico lesson, students find Puerto Rico on a map and find specific regions or cities. Students discuss Puerto Rico's statehood and listen to salsa...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
To Be Or Not To Be a State? That Is the Question
Eighth graders research Puerto Rico's culture, religion, language, government, etc. and identify differences and similarities with the United States. They participate in a debate about whether or not Puerto Rico should become a state.
8th Social Studies & History