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  1.   The Day of the Dead in Guatemala
1. Title: The Day of the Dead in Guatemala 2. Casey McCullough, Amanda Glading, Mrs. Lozada, Grade 2 3. Topic: The students will learn about the celebration of The Day of the Dead as it is celebrated by Guatemalans. 4. Rationale: According to Kierran Egan, children enjoy learning about topics involving fantasy. The Day of the Dead is a holiday which m...
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    Grade Level: K-2

  2.   Mexico
...ONGE ACTIVITY: Have Spanish music playing, preferably mariachi music DISCUSSION: Begin class with the following discussion: Mexico is the northernmost country of Latin America. It lies just south of the United States, the Rio Grande forming part of the border between the two countries of Belize and Guatemala. The Pacific Ocean forms Mexico's western border and the Gulf of Mexico forms its eastern border. Most of Mexico is mountainous. Two great mountain ranges extend along the coasts. They are called the Sierra Madre Occidental in the west and the Sierra Madre Oriental in the east. To the south lies a mass of mou...
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    Grade Level: 3-8

  3.   Worry Dolls
Lesson #4 Worry Dolls Lesson: Worry Doll Grade Level: 3rd grade Project Time: 1 hour State Standards: 26.B.1d 27.A.B1 27.b.2 Description: This lesson introduces worry dolls. Worry dolls are found within the Spanish speaking culture but are popular in one area, south of Mexico in the outskirts of Guatemala. This lesson shows the children the significance worry dolls as well as gives them hands on activity in making one. Objective: 1. The students will create a worry doll. (creative) 2. The students will use judgment in drawing their doll, filling up the folded paper and making it big enough to hole punch. (eval...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  4.   Hispanic World Unit, Lesson 4
...information about Hispanic countries in Central and Sourth America as well as the Caribbean. The countries and regions include: Costa Rica [http://www.latinworld.com/countries/costarica/] Cuba [http://www.latinworld.com/countries/cuba/] El Salvador [http://www.latinworld.com/countries/elsalvador/] Guatemala [http://www.latinworld.com/countries/guatemala/] Honduras [http://www.latinworld.com/countries/honduras/] Nicaragua [http://www.latinworld.com/countries/nicaragua/] Panama [http://www.latinworld.com/countries/panama/] Puerto Rico [http://www.latinworld.com/countries/puertorico/] Republica Dominicana [http://w...
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    Grade Level: 3-12

  5.   The Hispanic World
...ountries in the world. Also it offers a easy way for students to sort information. Enchantment of the World, series, Childrens Press. Chicago The series introduce a lot of countries in the world. Most Hispanic countries are contained: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Columbia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Each book offers rich resources for students to acquire general information about certain country. Also the series offers some possible ambiguous countries, like Guyana, Suriname. Visual Geography Series, Lerner Publication Compay, Minneapolis. T...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  6.   Looking For Solutions
...en Dragman, June and Szasz, Michael. (1997) Community Success Stories from British Columbia and Around the World. Vancouver: Co-Development Canada Association Easy reading material on community kitchens, and gardens, organic farming in Vancouver, and farm projects in The Philippines, Nicaragua, and Guatemala Dragman, June and Szasz, Michael. (1990's) Global Stories of People Working for Change. Vancouver: CoDevelopment Canada Easy/Literacy level material Easy reading material on farm projects in Guatemala, Ethiopia, Thailand Possible research areas for students to do their own research: community gardens communit...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  7.   Guatemala
Grade Level: 5 Guatemala is a Central American country which is gathering its wits after 30 years of a devastating civil war. Its volatile topography is a mountainous and forested jumble of volcanoes and jungles. Take a quick glance at this fantastic country by visiting the following website. Http://www.lonelyplanet.com.au/dest/cam/...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  8.   The Achievements and Challenges of Guatemala
The Achievements and Challenges of Guatemala (These lessons were originally posted on the Odyssey Worktrek website) Learning objectives for students This unit is intended to focus on some of those aspects of Guatemalan life and history that are of great significance to understanding the people of Guatemala today and their situation. By using or adapting...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  9.   Cultural Values Messages in the Giant Kites of Guatemala
The Drachen Foundation Learning About Guatemala Through Its Kites What's New Title: Cultural Values Messages in the Giant Kites of at DF Guatemala About Kites Level: grades 4 ? 9 DF Workshops Length: one session (30 ? 50 minutes) Kites in the Classroom Curriculum integration: Why Kites? Social studies: describes ways in which the arts serve Materials as ex...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  10.   Similarities and Differences of The Day of the Dead in Guatemala and Mexico
1. Title: Similarities and Differences of The Day of the Dead in Guatemala and Mexico 2. Casey McCullough, Amanda Glading, Mrs. Lozada, Grade 2 3. 3. Topic: The students will compare and contrast the celebration of The Day of the Dead as it is celebrated in Guatemala and Mexico. 4. Rationale: According to Kierran Egan, children enjoy learning about topics involving fantasy. The Day...
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    Grade Level: K-2


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