In this lesson, students will understand the concepts of stereotypes and ethnocentrism. After discussing their perceptions of Latin Americans and their environment, students will be encouraged to become familiar with the diversity of Latin America and thereby recognize stereotypes.
This is a two week teaching unit to be worked into the framework of history classes. The unit involves comparing the kown Texas port city, Houston, with selected Latin American port cities. Students will compare the stereotypes of both Texans and Latin Americans, derive symbols for Houston and Latin American cities and compare statistical information in specified areas.
Two lessons are included in this lengthy curriculum material that focuses on child labor and pushes students to discuss the factors behind the use of child labor, potential solutions and implications of those solutions. Email our Outreach Coordinator Clea Conlin at firstname.lastname@example.org for the full materials.
In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of migration patterns within, to and from Latin America and the Caribbean. This lesson is about the length of 3 1 hour class periods and all materials are included.
In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of using core regions and distinctive landscapes as an alternative to country by country descriptions.
This is a teacher resource packet that gives readings and materials to be used when teaching about the relationship between Spanish Rule in Americas and Ottoman Rule in the Balkans. Email our Outreach Coordinator Clea Conlin at email@example.com for the full packet.
Students should be able to make a correlation between U.S. involvement in Latin America during the 1950's-1980's. Students should be able to identify key people, places and events with regard to Latin American Revolutions and American protest era movements.
Through photographs, film, sound, discussion, and lecture, students will understand the basic history and culture of Brazil. They will understand and analyze the histories of the United States and Brazil, making comparisions. They will comprehend the social issues that Brazil faces today and evaluate the effect that those issues have on the citizens.
Students will analyze primary sources, role play, study maps and interpret events in history to gain an enduring understanding of the forced movement of people and culture from Africa to Brazil.
The first map compares the size of Brazil to the United States and the second map compares the countries of Europe to the size of Brazil. Useful tool when teaching about Brazil's geography.