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America's Neighbors: Canada, Mexico, & Caribbean complete units, complex text

America's Neighbors: Canada, Mexico, & Caribbean complete units, complex text
America's Neighbors: Canada, Mexico, & Caribbean complete units, complex text
America's Neighbors: Canada, Mexico, & Caribbean complete units, complex text
America's Neighbors: Canada, Mexico, & Caribbean complete units, complex text
America's Neighbors: Canada, Mexico, & Caribbean complete units, complex text
America's Neighbors: Canada, Mexico, & Caribbean complete units, complex text
America's Neighbors: Canada, Mexico, & Caribbean complete units, complex text
America's Neighbors: Canada, Mexico, & Caribbean complete units, complex text
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Learn about Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, our North American neighbors! Each unit includes a 10-page complex information text.

This is a collection of 3 complete units for teaching about America's neighbors. This listing contains the three complete units:
Canada: Our Neighbor to the North Complete Unit with Complex Text
Mexico: Our Neighbor to the South Complete Unit with Complex Text
The Caribbean: Our Island Neighbors Complete Unit.


This collection contains 9 separate files. There are three separate files for each unit. Each unit has a 10-page informational text packet that can be used as a "textbook chapter" when teaching about that country. In the complex text, your students will learn about the land, water, climate, products, natural resources, landmarks, government, money, and culture. Also included is an Anticipation Guide is to be used as they read the packet to guide their reading, a 30 question quiz, and a fun "scrapbook" activity with a grading rubric.

While these materials were written to correspond to Florida's Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for 3rd grade Social Studies when I couldn't find anything else appropriate for my students, these units are also perfect for 4th, 5th, or 6th graders studying the countries of North America.

Florida Sunshine State Standards Addressed:
SS.3.G.2.1: Label the countries and commonwealths in North America (Canada, United States, Mexico) and in the Caribbean (Puerto Rico, Cuba, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica).
SS.3.G.2.4: Describe the physical features of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
SS.3.G.2.5: Identify natural and man-made landmarks in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
SS.3.G.3.1: Describe the climate and vegetation in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
SS.3.G.3.2: Describe the natural resources in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
SS.3.G.4.1: Explain how the environment influences settlement patterns in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
SS.3.G.4.2: Identify the cultures that have settled the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
SS.3.E.1.4: Distinguish between currencies used in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

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