Lesson Plans
Social Studies 7 4th Q 05.06 Lesson Plans
Week: 05/22/2006 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
students are to read pages 168-175 in the World Explorer textbook on South America

students will identify Latim Americva's main geographic features and regions
Students will describe the climate and vegetation of Latin America

hand out worksheet on Latin America
guest speaker--topic Africa

field trip

Read pages 176-178

What are Latin America's important natural resources
Why is it important that these countreis have more than one source of income

Read pages 182-188 (for Friday)

The early civilizations of Latin America and the European colonization
How did these have an effect on the history and culture of the region
Read pages 189-192 (for Tuesday)
Independence and the spread of democracy in Latin America
Who did they receive independence from, how did this influence the region and what were some of the challenges they faced