PUERTO RICO: Discovering Puerto Rico Bundle

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    1. Highlight countries and cultures throughout the year—AND SAVE 30%— with the Discovering Countries and Cultures Around the World GROWING Bundle. This comprehensive set includes 30 books, 43 posters, and a whopping 151 activities that bring countries and cultures to life; AND it also includes the enti
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    Enrich your study of America’s largest territory—and save 20%—with the Discovering Puerto Rico Bundle, which includes an introductory book, five cross-curricular activities, and a colorful photo poster.

    Book and Poster Resources Included:

    • Snapshots of Puerto Rico focuses on the history, geography, and culture of Puerto Rico and includes common language phrases and a crossword puzzle review.
    • Symbols of Puerto Rico is an 11 x 17 inch poster that highlights six Puerto Rican symbols with colorful photographs.

    Cross-Curricular Activities Included:

    • Mapping Puerto Rico boosts geography and critical thinking skills as children use a map and map key to follow written directions.
    • The Taino People explores the historic culture of the Taino people and the impact of Spanish conquest, using a fill-in-the-blank format.
    • Taino Petroglyphs introduces the design concept of symmetry, using the image of La Mujer de Caguana, a famous Taino petroglyph (rock-carving).
    • Territories of the United States includes a map and chart with information about all 16 territories of the United States.
    • What Is a Citizen? highlights citizenship and ways to become a U.S. citizen and includes 20 questions taken from the U.S. Naturalization Civics Test.

    Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

    archipelago, Arecibo Observatory, artifact, atoll, Bill of Rights, Boricua, citizen, citizenship, civics, climate, coqui, currency, El Yunque (rainforest), enslave, indigenous, inhabited, kapok, migrate, naturalization, passport, petroglyph, San Juan, species, suspended, symmetrical/asymmetrical, Taino, territory

    Targeted Skills:

    • Promoting respect and appreciation for cultural differences
    • Identifying cultural and patriotic symbols of Puerto Rico
    • Using a map key and compass
    • Identifying characteristics of Taino culture
    • Drawing a symmetrical design
    • Identifying territories of the United States
    • Identifying difference between a nation and a territory
    • Identifying the rights and responsibilities of citizens
    • Building civics knowledge
    • Building content-area literacy in social studies
    • Reading fluency and comprehension

    Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages from the books and activities.

    Technical Info: The books, activities, and poster are in separate PDF files, combined into a single zip file. The materials are illustrated with original high-definition drawings and/or photographs.


    Save 30% with the Discovering Countries Around the World GROWING Bundle, which includes all of my Snapshots books, more than 30 colorful posters, and over 100 cross-curricular activities.


    Countries Currently Available in the Discovering Our World bundle series:

    Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States (Grades K-1), United States (Grades 2-3)


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