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The Birth of an American Empire

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A four-lesson unit focuses on American foreign policy in the late 1800s. Young historians examine primary source documents, conduct a WebQuest, and use a timeline activity to reflect on the impact of American imperialism in Cuba, Puerto...
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Hispanic Americans in Congress

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Based on contextual essays from the book "Hispanic Americans in Congress," four lesson plans examine the Hispanic pioneers who served on Capitol Hill from 1822 to 2012. The first lesson features materials from the Louisiana Purchase to...
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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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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 5th - 8th
Young scholars explore Puerto Rico.  In this Puerto Rico current events lesson, students conduct a Webquest to answer questions about Puerto Rico's culture.  Young scholars discuss whether Puerto Rico is a country or a state, and defend...
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Puerto Rico: The 51st State?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the political status of Puerto Rico. For this global studies lesson, 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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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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Puerto Rico

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students 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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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 instructional activity from The New York Times. Here, young learners read "Islanders to Vote on...
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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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Just the Facts Please: Puerto Rico

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners research important facts about Puerto Rico by participating in an internet Scavenger Hunt. They also make their own Puerto Rican flags and write the facts they located inside of their flags. A quiz is administered the the...
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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
Middle schoolers 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...
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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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Stream Ecology In Wisconsin and Puerto Rico

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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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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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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Point Me to Puerto Rico

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research the physical features and geography of Puerto Rico as well as locate it on a world map and identify its major characteristics. Pictures and postcards are shown to each class for a visual connection to Puerto Rico as...
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What And Where is Puerto Rico?: History of Puerto Rico

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the history of Puerto Rico. They define what a commonwealth is and how Puerto Rico became a commonwealth of the United States. They research websites for history of Puerto Rico and how it operates today. They complete...
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What and Where is Puerto Rico?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore Puerto Rico. They create K-W-L charts of their prior knowledge of Puerto Rico and observe maps of Puerto Rico. They code the map for measurements and land and water forms. They explore websites to gain background on...
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Island Culture: Puerto Rico

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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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Rainwater Harvesting, A Practice for Puerto Rico?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify the various sources of water in Puerto Rico. In groups, they research the various ways people in the country gather their water. They also analyze the reasoning behind water catchment systems to end the activity.
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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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