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Puerto Rico: The 51st State?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore Puerto Rico.  In this Puerto Rico current events lesson plan, students conduct a Webquest to answer questions about Puerto Rico's culture.  Students discuss whether Puerto Rico is a country or a state, and defend their...
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Geography: Puerto Rico

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Take a trip to Puerto Rico! Learners engage in a web quest, identify Puerto Rico on the map, and gather information related to physical features and cultural factors. Their efforts culminate when they design a brochure comparing the...
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Statehood for Puerto Rico? You Decide!

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students discuss the legal status of territories, commonwealths, and other jurisdictions and examine the process of moving to statehood. Groups conduct research about the question of statehood for Puerto Rico and share their research in...
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Puerto Rico . . . Its Land, History, Culture, and Literature

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students examine Puerto Rico's location and from its geographic location, reflect on its culture and people. They also read a play by a Puerto Rican author. This is an excellent cross-curricular unit, including history, geography, and...
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The Heritage of Puerto Rico and Cuba

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the influences of the Hispanic culture in the United States. In groups, they read about the life of a slave in Cuba and identify the misconceptions are discussed. As a class, they define racism, read an essay and...
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Absolutely and Relatively: The Puerto Rico Quarter Reverse

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How much does your class know about Puerto RIco? How much can they learn from the back of a 2009 quarter? Use the coin, part of a series of quarters that depict US territories, to teach learners about the geography, culture, and history...
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Bombs Away!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Examine the different perspectives on the future of United States Navy bombing exercises taking place on Vieques, Puerto Rico with this lesson from The New York Times. Here, young learners read "Islanders to Vote on Vieques Bomb Drills,"...
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Puerto Rico USA - Review Questions

For Students 4th - 8th
In this Puerto Rico worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences about Puerto Rico. Students fill in the blanks for 10 sentences total.
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Spain in Puerto Rico: The Early Settlements

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a lecture to discover the history of how Puerto Rico was changed after Spain discovered the island. In groups, they compare and contrast the conditions on the island before and after Columbus' discovery. To end...
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Geography of Puerto Rico - Review Questions

For Students 5th - 8th
In this geography of Puerto Rico learning exercise, students answer short answer questions about facts of geography in Puerto Rico. Students complete 10 questions.
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Music of Puerto Rico

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study about the musical rhythms and instruments of Puerto Rico. Then they construct their own instruments using recycled products. Students listen to different genres of music and define them. Students focus on the...
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Puerto Rican Perspectives

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Puerto Ricans are wholly American, but their history with the United States has been one of tumult. Using clips from a PBS documentary, viewers consider the history of the island and Puerto Rico's contributions to the mainland United...
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Puerto Rico to New York

For Students 4th - 12th
The video explains the mass migration of many from Puerto Rico to New York due to the Great Depression. Scholars also learn how many people from Puerto Rico had to assimilate into mainstream American society and forms of racism they faced. 
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Mapping Puerto Rico

For Teachers 7th - 8th
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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Puerto Rico

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils research Puerto Rico and famous Puerto Ricans on the Internet. They complete a website worksheet, create a brochure about Puerto Rico, and write about Puerto Rican cuisine.
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Taino Indians of Puerto Rico

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners assess a pluralistic society. In this social studies lecture, students gain information about the Taino Indians of Puerto Rico. They listen to the information for use on future assignments. This lesson includes resource links...
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Puerto Rico U.S.A and Introduction

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers gain knowledge about how the United States invaded Puerto Rico. In this Colonization lesson, students acknowledge how the Puerto Rican people now have limited self-rule since the U.S. took over its government. Middle...
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Island Culture: Puerto Rico

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the culture of Puerto Rico. They create maps of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. They work in small groups to research a decade in history and add drawings and pictures to a timeline of their decade. They practice...
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Puerto Rico: The 51st State?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students research the history of Puerto Rico, its culture, and geography. For 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...
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Puerto Rico: The 51st State?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the political status of Puerto Rico. In this global studies instructional activity, students explore Puerto Rico and consider the feelings of Puerto Ricans regarding their unique political status.
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Discovery of Puerto Rico

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are introduced to the topic of Puerto Rico and research to find facts about Puerto Rico. They work with a partner to gather information and complete a handout with 5 essential questions.
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Understanding Ethnic Labels and Puerto Rican Identity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students brainstorm a list of stereotypes associated with the Hispanic or Latin culture. In groups, they use the internet to research issues of importance to the Puerto Rican community. They focus on the cultures that speak Spanish and...
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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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Stream Ecology In Wisconsin and Puerto Rico

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the different types of water and explain in what proportions they exist on Earth. They identify and correctly label the parts of the water cycle and how these parts interact with each other. Students identify the...

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