Geography Now! Jamaica

Jamaica is iconic, thanks to Bob Marley and its gorgeous beaches. A video resource uncovers some of its lesser-known natural treasures, such as the Blue Lagoon, as well as its colonial history. Learners also discuss the importance Jamaica plays in the Caribbean  economy. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video to discuss and debunk cultural myths about Jamaica
Classroom Considerations

  • Discusses growing marijuana
  • Video is part of the expansive Countries A-Z playlist

  • Brief interviews with Jamaicans make the video engaging for learners
  • Host is funny with humorous skits illustrating concepts

  • None