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34 resources with the concept the dominican republic

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Courage “In the Time of the Butterflies”: A Common Core Exemplar

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is courage? What does it mean to be courageous? The courage demonstrated by the Mirabal sisters in In the Time of the Butterflies is the focus of a study of Julia Alvarez's novel set in the Dominican Republic during the rule of...
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Life in a Hurricane Zone

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the effects of living in a hurricane zone. In this hurricane zone lesson, students research the impact of natural disasters on humans and the environment, and write a press release describing the devastation of...
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Geography, Climate, and Community in the Dominican Republic

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine primary source materials on the Dominican Republic in an exploration of how environment influences lifestyles. They compare and contrast life in the Dominican Republic with life in the United States.
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Beyond Demographics

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars study the Dominican Republic through watching and discussing a video about the country and its people. They explain life in the Dominican Republic and describe the emerging picture of the Dominican Republic as viewed...
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Eligio Peña

For Students 4th - 12th
A brief video details the journey Eligio Peña took to leave the Dominican Republic to make a better life in New York City. 
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Julia Alvarez

For Students 4th - 12th
An interview sheds light on author Julia Alvarez's immigration journey from the Dominican Republic to the United States of America. Alvarez describes in detail how she felt creating a new home, what it was like to return to the Dominican...
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Ugly History: The 1937 Haitian Massacre

For Students 9th - 12th
What does parsley have to do with the 1937 Haitian Massacre? Introduce viewers to the tragic events surrounding Rafael Trujillo's ordered slaughter of Haitians living along the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The video...
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In the Time of the Butterflies Packet

For Students 8th - 12th
Considering using Julia Alvarez's In the Time of the Butterflies? Here's a resource designed to be used before and during a reading of her powerful story of the murder of the Mirabal sisters. Included in the packet is a vocabulary list,...
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Geography, Climate, and Community in the Dominican Republic

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students familiarize themselves with the geography and culture of the Dominican Republic. In this Dominican Republic lesson, students use the given scenarios as starting points to analyze the geography and culture of the Dominican...
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"In the Time of the Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez

For Students 8th - 12th
Chapter six of In the Time of the Butterflies, Julia Alvarez's historical novel about the Mirabal sisters, is the focus of a worksheet that asks readers to define a list of vocabulary words and respond to a series of comprehension...
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Service Projects in the Dominican Republic

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine the role of Peace Corps volunteers. In this service instructional activity, students investigate service projects that feature agriculture, small business, education, environmental education, and health concerns in...
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Life in a Hurricane Zone

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the social effects of hurricanes. For this social studies lesson, students assume the persona of residents of the Dominican Republic and write diary entries and letters regarding the devastation caused by Hurricane...
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Understanding Demographics

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the demographics of the Dominican Republic. They determine the difference between examining a country from its numerical data and from the observations of its people. They complete journal entries about how where we live...
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The Brief American Pageant: America on the World Stage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
America's presence in Alaska and the Caribbean are the focus of this short presentation. Two detailed maps help to illustrate America's growing influence in the regions past its continental borders, which could supplement a more thorough...
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A Day in the Life

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write an essay. In this comparison lesson, students read about a child's typical day on a fair trade cocoa farm in the Dominican Republic. Students write about a typical morning of a child in the US and make comparisons.
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Baseball the National Pastime of the Dominican Republic

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine how the game of baseball has played a significant role in shaping the culture of the Dominican Republic. They analyze a world map, and read and discuss an informational handout. Students can then create a sports...
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Caribbean Cooking

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students 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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Introduction to the Caribbean

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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Dominican Immigration: Understanding the Push-Pull Factors of Immigration to the United States in the 1960's

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers complete a unit about the history and geography of the Dominican Republic and the reasons for Dominican immigration to the U.S. in the 1960's. They conduct Internet research, write a biographical sketch of Raphael...
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Where In the World is the Dominican Republic?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students begin the lesson by discussing how where they live affects how they live. As a class, they add examples to each category such as home types, clothing, jobs and food. Using those categories, they write about their life in the...
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Working for the Common Good

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the concept of the common good. Using primary source documents, they read accounts from volunteers in the Dominican Republic and discuss how they work for the common good. They reflect on the topic in their journals to...
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Geography, Climate, and Community in the Dominican Republic

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners familiarize themselves with the geography and culture of the Dominican Republic. They use primary source materials on the Dominican Republic to explore the question: How does where you live influence how you live? They describe...
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Life in a Hurricane Zone

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars study the nature of hurricanes and examine in detail the effect of Hurricane Georges upon the Dominican Republic. They explain the way in which physical systems (e.g., a hurricane) can affect human systems (e.g., the life...
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Press Conference on Hurricane Georges

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students reinforce oral communication skills and organize a "press conference" on Hurricane Georges. They demonstrate their comprehension of the following enduring understanding: Where we live influences how we live. No matter where we...