Central and South America Complete Unit Geography of Latin America

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Michele Luck's Social Studies
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5th - 10th, Homeschool
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Are you looking for a Complete Unit on Central and South America for a Geography or History classroom? THIS IS IT! This complete unit will save you time and stress as you provide content-strong and skills-based lessons to your students.

Students will learn the physical, political, and cultural features of Central & South America with this COMPLETE UNIT. They will evaluate the similarities and differences within each nation and each region. They will discuss the influence of the region on the rest of the world, and the interdependence with the global community. In conclusion of the unit, they will address the challenges for the region and its future.

Resource Includes

Central & South America Atlas Introduction Activity

Central & South America Vocabulary Activity

Central & South America Interactive Lecture Notes

Latin America Walking Tour on History, Culture, Geography, Economy Gallery Walk

Mexico Scavenger Hunt Task Card or Walking Tour Set

Central & South America Task Cards Activity Set

Research & Report Activity on South America

South American Countries Project & Presentation

Mapping Practice Activity

Central & South American Unit Test & Study Guide

Social Studies Skills Addressed


Mapping Skills Practice


Analysis of Resources

Gathering of Information

Work with Maps

Term Understanding Activities

About this Resource
Keys provided where appropriate.

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Total Pages
137 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).


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