This 49-page file is a presentation that compares the economies of Brazil and Cuba (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard - SS6E1). Topics discussed: Economic System, Land Use, Natural Resources, Industries, Specialization, GDP and GDP Per Capita, Unemployment Rate, Currency Exchange,and Literacy Rate. Everything you need to teach these standards is in this file! There are presentation-style notes (with facts, images, key vocabulary, etc.), as well as several interactive notebook printables and activities that you can easily use with your students. This file makes learning about economics engaging and fun! The printables are perfect for your students Interactive Social Studies Notebooks!
Included in this File:
~Comparing Latin American Economies Chart - slides 3-4
~Venn Diagram Brazil and Cuba – slide 5
~Economics Review Notes – slides 6-18
~Brazil and Cuba’s Economies Notes (facts, images, statistics, vocab, etc.) - slides 19-45
~Economics Business Card project – slide 46
~Economics Awards activity – slide 47
~Ticket out the Door activity – slide 48-49
*This file was updated in December 2014 with information about the countries’ current economic statistics.
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for sixth grade Social Studies.
Like what you see? Then bundle up and save! This file is part of my Latin America Bundle that is located here: Latin America Bundle
Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Geography Task Cards
Geography Color-by-Number activity
History Color-by-Number activity
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