Grade 6: Latin America
Aligns to the TEKS Resource System, Unit 3, A Legacy of Colonialism: Latin America
With these resources, students will learn about Latin America as a region. Students will examine Latin America's physical geographic patterns, the cultural patterns of Latin America prior to the arrival of Europeans, and the cultural changes brought about by colonization and the Columbian exchange. Students will examine the architecture and arts of Latin America as they reflect a blending of cultural elements that characterize the region.
Each set includes the following instructional materials:
- Instructional Guide: Provides teachers guidance of how they may use the resources included in each text set.
- Graphic Cards: Supplements the books for students to explore the vocabulary, essential questions, and TEKS more deeply.
- Task Cards: Present questions or statements aligned to the ELAR TEKS for students to respond to the reading they have completed.
- Primary Source: Encourage students to seek better understanding through research.