This file follows the new Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for Sixth Grade Latin America. Each standard has a specific powerpoint with the elements that go along with it. All Ppt's have slotted notes with answers. Bundle Includes powerpoints, worksheets, summarizers, graphic organizers, etc. Each standard has a specific quiz, study guides and quiz.
Latin America Unit Bundle Includes:
Continuum Creator Worksheet
Border Wall Draw Worksheet
Trade Barrier Drama Worksheet
Human Vs Command Economy Headlines Worksheet
Outdated Capital Goods Worksheet
Student Entrepreneur Worksheet
Castro Control Freak Worksheet
Emigration Out the Door
Cuban Missile Crisis Political Cartoon Worksheet
Impact of Poverty Worksheet
Transatlantic Slave Trade Worksheet
Rain-forest Snapshot Worksheet
Smog Blog Worksheet
Latin America Maps
Emigration Out the Door Summarizer
Transatlantic Slave Trade Wordle
Culture Out The Door
Nuclear Bomb Out The Door
Diary of an Immigrant
Vote Out The Door
Location Graphic Organizer
Latin America Post Cards
Traditional Economy Bartering Worksheet
8 Sets of Slotted notes with Answers
8 Sets of Study Guides with Answers
8 Quizzes (1 History, 1, Government, 2 Geography, 4 economics)
8 PPt's (1 History, 3 Geography, 1 Government, 3 Economics)
Latin America Economics Tick Tack Know
Latin America Standard and Element Goal Setting Sheet
The Standards used in the Unit are as follows
SS6H1 Explain conflict and change in Latin America.
a. Describe the influence of African slavery on the development of the Americas.
b. Describe the influence of the Spanish and the Portuguese on the language and religions of
c. Explain the impact of the Cuban Revolution and describe the current relationship between
Cuba and the United States.
d. Explain the impact of poverty, the war on drugs, and migration to the United States on
SS6G1 Locate selected features of Latin America.
a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: Amazon River, Amazon Rainforest,
Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Panama Canal, Andes
Mountains, Sierra Madre Mountains, and Atacama Desert.
b. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map the countries of Brazil, Chile,
Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, and Panama.
SS6G2 Explain the impact of environmental issues in Latin America.
a. Explain the causes and effects of air pollution in Mexico City, Mexico.
b. Explain the environmental issue of destruction of the rain forest in Brazil.
SS6G3 Explain the impact of location, climate, distribution of natural resources, and
population distribution on Latin America.
a. Explain how the location, climate, and distribution of natural resources impact trade and
affect where people live in Mexico, Brazil, and Cuba.
SS6CG1 Compare and contrast various forms of government.
a. Explain citizen participation in autocratic, and democratic governments. [i.e. the role of
citizens in choosing the leaders of Mexico (presidential democracy), Cuba (autocratic), and
Brazil (presidential democracy)].
b. Describe the two predominant forms of democratic governments: parliamentary and
SS6E1 Analyze different economic systems.
a. Compare how traditional, command, and market economies answer the economic questions
of 1-what to produce, 2-how to produce, and 3-for whom to produce.
b. Explain that countries have a mixed economic system located on a continuum between pure
market and pure command.
c. Compare and contrast the basic types of economic systems found in Mexico, Cuba, and
SS6E2 Give examples of how voluntary trade benefits buyers and sellers in Latin America.
a. Explain how specialization encourages trade between countries.
b. Compare and contrast different types of trade barriers, such as tariffs, quotas, and
c. Explain why international trade requires a system for exchanging currencies between
d. Explain the functions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
SS6E3 Describe factors that influence economic growth and examine their presence or absence in Brazil, Cuba, and Mexico.
a. Evaluate how literacy rates affect the standard of living.
b. Explain the relationship between investment in human capital (education and training) and
gross domestic product (GDP per capita).
c. Explain the relationship between investment in capital goods (factories, machinery, and
technology) and gross domestic product (GDP per capita).
d. Describe the role of natural resources in a country’s economy.
e. Describe the role of entrepreneurship.
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