In this lesson, students will demonstrate understanding of the colonial past in Latin America and how these are still issues today for both the former colonials and former colonists.
This resource packet consists of multiple readings about oil conflicts in both the Middle East and Latin America. At the end of the packet are lessons on how to teach about the topic to middle and high school grades. For the full materials email our Outreach Coordinator Clea Conlin at email@example.com.
Students will develop a basic understanding of the reasons for internal and international migration and the issues surrounding the immigration of Latin Americans to the United States.
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.