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Early History and Exploration Unit

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
We all know about Christopher Columbus, but who else explored the Americas, and specifically, the future United States of America? Learners find out these answers and more in a resource that includes four different reading sections,...
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Who Was Christopher Columbus?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Does Christopher Columbus deserve credit for "discovering" America? What was the impact of the Age of Exploration on native peoples? 
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Designing a Crew Exploration Vehicle

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Take your class on an out-of-this-world adventure with this fun engineering design lesson. Working in small groups, young scientists design, build, and test crew exploration vehicles using some creativity, teamwork, and an assortment of...
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Selva Verde and the Arrival of the Spanish

For Students 6th - 10th
For this Spanish exploration worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages and respond to 29 multiple choice and short answer questions about the reading.
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Spanish Prepositions Showing Location

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore the Spanish words for several prepositional phrases that show location. In this Spanish prepositions lesson plan, learners practice and repeat the Spanish words for the directions. They arrange dishes using the directions and...
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Europeans Explore the East

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this age of exploration worksheet, students respond to seven questions about events described on a timeline ranging from 1400-1664. This worksheet focuses on European exploration and trade routes. Students then explain the role of the...
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Spanish Conquest of South America

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Have your class consider what life in South America would have been like if it were colonized by a country other than Spain. This presentation provides information on the influences and effects of Spanish exploration and colonization of...
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Moctezuma's Zoo

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does it matter if Moctezuma had a zoo? Learners consider the question to decide whether the Aztecs were an advanced civilization or if European colonialism brought civilization to them. Using images of primary sources, including...
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Columbus Reports on His First Voyage, 1493

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What did Christopher Columbus have to say about his exploration of the Caribbean? Young historians have a chance to examine Columbus' own words about his voyage to Cuba and Santo Domingo. After reading Columbus' report, pupils respond to...
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Subject Pronouns in Spanish

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Starting off with examples and explanations of English subjects and pronouns, this resource explores Spanish subject pronouns in great detail. Each subject pronoun is described and paired with examples. Additionally, the material...
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Spanish-English Cognates in the ELL Classroom: Friends or Foes?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Define the meaning of a cognate and use the concept to help Spanish-speaking ELLs connect their first language to English. Middle schoolers explore Latin roots to find cognates in both languages. They relate the Spanish and English word...
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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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Países De Habla Hispana (Spanish Speaking Countries)

For Students K - 8th
There are 21 countries in the world where Spanish is a primary language—can you name them all? Explore a vivid video that plays a catchy song over a world map to illustrate where each country is located.
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GEOGRAPHY, SPANISH, AND MUSICIANS

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students explore the connection between music and culture. In this Spanish music lesson, students label maps to show the Spanish speaking countries. Students study Spanish musicians, label where they live on the maps and write a report...
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Digestive System - Spanish

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore websites and activities to understand the digestive process; how it works, and the organs involved. They also learn a group of related vocabulary words in Spanish.
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Spanish-American War

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders identify and examine the main causes and effects of the Spanish American War. They explore yellow journalism and investigate the history to the Platt Amendment. Each student also defines imperialism and maps out the...
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Spanish Journals

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore writing sentences and using differnet sentence structures in the Spanish language. Analyze an excerpt from Christopher Columbus's journal and guess who wrote the entry. Write your own journal using Spanish vocabulary learned in...
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The Columbian Exchange

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the consequences of Spanish exploration of the New World on animals, humans, and plants. They read and discuss an informational handout, define key vocabulary terms, and complete a Venn Diagram with Old World and...
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The Columbian Exchange

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the significant consequences of Spanish exploration and settlement of the New World on animals, humans, and plants. They read and discuss an informational handout, define key vocabulary terms, and complete a...
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Using the Interactive Model to Explore an Authentic Written Text

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Bring literature to your Spanish classroom! Small groups will read one of the selected texts from Cuentos De Eva Luna. After analyzing the text, learners will create mini-quizzes for their classmates and create a presentation discussing...
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Friar Margil & The Spanish Missions

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students explore the life of Friar Margil de Jesus as well as other Spanish friars. They research Friar Margil and write a paragraph explaining why Spanish friars came to Texas. In groups, students create a PowerPoint presentation...
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The Portuguese and Spanish in the Americas

For Students 8th - 10th
Test the class on what they know with a thirty-two question multiple-choice quiz. It tests basic facts regarding the Portuguese and Spanish explorers in the Americas from the time of Christopher Columbus.
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Baila! Latin Dance in the Spanish Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
One, two, three. One, two, three. Invite your language learners to practice the steps for researching and presenting information. Each small group has the task of explaining one Latin dance in full detail.
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First Contact

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
America began well before Jamestown, well before Plymouth Rock. An informative video introduces the 1542 Spanish expedition that explored the Channel Islands off the coast of southern California. The voyage started with the attempt to...

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