a country in Latin America. What does it
have to offer?
Click on a Latin American Region
your team country!
- Take a pre-test and see
what you know about Latin America.
- Choose teams of two to four
people. (These will be your Market Day
- Then each person in your
team will choose a Latin American Country
- Each person in a team
must choose one of the following
countries (only one person can pick
from each of the three major regions
- unless you are in a team of four,
in which case you will have two choose
from South America):
- México and
Central America (Belize,
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala,
Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama)
- West Indies
(Cuba, Dominican Republic,
Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico)
- South America
(Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil,
Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French
Guiana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname,
- Each student will research
his or her country by filling out a Fact
- Once every student in the
group has filled out a Fact Sheet, the
team will meet and share what they each
learned about his or her country. As a
team, choose which country your entire
team will represent.
reports and projects!
- Find the major cities in
- Each team must produce a
one page written report on their country
focusing on at least three of their major
here for the rubric/evaluation sheet for
- Each team must also produce
one project of their own creation. Click
here for a list of items to include in
your project. Ideas for projects could
- A hand drawn large
map of your country.
- Some other drawing
of things having to do with your
country or its people.
- A diorama.
- A poster.
- A collage.
- A pretend diary-like
story taking place somewhere in your
city (read it to the class).
- A legend (read it
to the class or act it out dramatically).
- A timeline of your
country's history or your city's
- A historical play
of your country or city.
- Anything else your
team decides (just run it by your
- Click here for your Country Research Debrief
Relocation Ad Poster!
- As a team, choose one of
the major cities of your country (your
- Using what you learned
about your city in Phase
create a one-page ad using Microsoft
- The ad will be based on
webpage (click here).
Day and Post Test!
- Your team will prepare a
booth based on your country and city (could
be based on more than one of your country's
- Sell items (crafts and/or
food) typically found in your country and/or
city or cities.
The World Factbook (Click on your country
from the drop down menu.)
CIA: The World Factbook - South America
CIA: The World Factbook - Central America
CIA: The World Factbook - México
You can also click on the map
on this page for a few more websites (hint:
click on a region to go to a different website).
For more information on your
country you will have access to books in
You will also be able to use google.com to
search for even more information and pictures
of your country!