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63 resources with the keyterm latin america

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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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Bank Loans Money to Start Businesses

For Teachers 4th - 6th
After locating Latin American countries on a world map, children read about how microbanks are loaning money to help start small businesses. Involving both current events and economics, the teacher introduces the article with a map...
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Sor Juana, la monja y la escritora: Las Redondillas y La Respuesta

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Sor Juana, considered one of the first feminist writers and a great Latin American poet, is the topic and inspiration for this excellent lesson. Use the introduction, guiding questions, and learning objectives to lead your class into a...
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Argentina: Explore Latin America

For Students 5th - 7th
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...
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The True Cost of Coffee

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the economic, health and environmental risks of being a one-crop country. They explain the risks of relying on one crop. They also identify the factors that resist change.
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Searching for Meanings Beneath the Surface of the Poem

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine poems from Latin America and the Caribbean. They compare different perspectives and subjects in the poems. They research Peace Corps volunteers as well.
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Writing Exercises: Change in Latin America, #2

For Students 9th - 11th
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...
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Writing Exercises: Patterns of Change, #2

For Students 9th - 11th
What kinds of changes have marked the 20th century? Kids consider three patterns of change, including modernization, urbanization, women's rights and status, and democracy in Latin America. 
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Writing Exercises: Change in Latin America, #1

For Students 10th - 11th
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...
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The Countries of Latin America

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study the geography, culture, government and economy of Latin American countries. They work in groups to fill out a profile describing their Latin American country. They listen to a reading of Latin American folktales and...
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Globalization and Foreign Investment and Latin America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Consider the impact of foreign investment in Latin America. Young economists read the provided handouts about foreign investment in Latin America and then solve the investment scenarios and case studies.
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Latin America and United States Policy Today

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compare the situation of Latin American immigrants with the situation of immigrants from other areas of the world. They use media to obtain information on topics of academic interest, personal interest, and intellectual interest.
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The Economienda System

For Students 8th - 10th
Explore the Economienda System common in Latin America during the 1700s. The class will read the included text, answer 3 critical-thinking questions, and fill out a pie chart showing the demographics of the time. They will learn about...
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Diversity of Spanish Speaking Countries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A database activity will introduce and compare Spanish-speaking countries to the United States. Compare the two regions' resources, populations, literacy, poverty, and more. Note: Word document files are provided.
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The Geography of Latin America

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Perfect for a geography or world cultures lesson, the slides in this presentation cover the topography, demographics, and climate of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. From the apex of the Andes Mountains, to the depths...
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Revolutions in Latin America (19c - Early 20c)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
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...
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The Region Today: Latin America

For Students 7th - 8th
Using a word bank filled with 16 economic and environmental terms, learners will complete each of 11 sentences. They'll choose one word to complete each sentence in order to build vocabulary related to the Latin American region.
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Latin America: Physical Geography

For Students 7th - 10th
In this geography skills worksheet, students examine maps of Latin America and then respond to 28 fill in the blank and short answer questions based on the maps and their knowledge of physical geography of the region.
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Carnavals and Colonialization

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders compare and contrast different Carnavals throughout Latin America. In this Latin American lesson, 9th graders study the geography and colonial history of Latin America.
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Vocabulary Word Maps for Latin America

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Engage learners in a content-specific vocabulary lesson. They create a word map to assist them in understanding and retaining new vocabulary words. Each map will include the word, examples of the words, antonyms, and a full definition....
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Two Legends And A Folktale

For Teachers 2nd
Participate in a number of different types of lesson provided in this curriculum framework for teaching. The goal of the units is to introduce Latin American culture into different schools across the United States. Each unit is standards...
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Global History & Geography: Latin America

For Students 5th - 7th
The instructions say to use a text-book to label 11 different regions in modern Latin America. If a text-book is not available a map can be found on-line and printed for student reference.
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Connecting Europe to latin America

For Teachers 6th
With Europe and Latin America as the focus, pupils use educational software to create a timeline. Learners can review a variety of historical information using this technique. It could be used to highlight major events in Latin American...
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Spanish Drama: Latin America

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore Hispanic countries.  For this Hispanic culture and language lesson, students choose an Hispanic country to research.  Students explore given websites and prepare a dramatization incorporating the facts they find....