This file is a resource pack that describes the influence of the Spanish and the Portuguese on the language and religions of Latin America and the influence of African slavery on the development of the Americas (as outlined by the Georgia Standards of Excellence – SS6H1a and SS6H1b). This lesson includes a presentation with important information about the European and African influences on the development of the history, language, and religion of Latin America. There are also many useful graphic organizers and creative activities included in this file! You can choose to do them all, or just pick the ones to best suit your students' needs.
~Standards Poster - slide 2
~Cultural Characteristics of Latin America CLOZE Notes (for note-taking during the presentation) and KEY -- slides 3-13
~Cultural Characteristics of Latin America Notes (facts, images, etc.) – slides 14-60
~European and African Influences on Latin America graphic organizer and KEY -- slide 61-63
~Latin America’s Ethnic Groups Caricatures creative writing activity - slides 64-65
~Design a Flag printable -- slides 66-67
~Cultural Characteristics Comprehension Check (could also be used as a quiz) and KEY -- slides 68-70
~Txt Msg Sumre - Ticket Out the Door -- slides 71-72
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Standards of Excellence for 6th grade Social Studies.
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Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Geography Task Cards
Geography Color-by-Number activity
History Color-by-Number activity