Brazil is in the news and it is important to know where it is and what countries border this interesting country. This product contains two map activities on Brazil and two map activities on South America. There are seven Internet activities included in this product. A spelling list is included in case you want to hold your class accountable for the spelling of these countries and capital cities. This product’s main purpose is to turn your class on to the news and encourage your students to bring in current events about Brazil. After your class knows the geography of this area, your students will be more motivated to learn additional information about this region of the world. Teaching current events and geography can strengthen comprehension skills and improve test scores by providing your students with more valuable background knowledge.