Sixth Grade Social StudiesUnit 4: South America: People, Places, and Issues
What are some social, economic, political, and environmental issues affecting the people of South America.
North America: People, Places, and IssuesThis Unit:South America: People, Places, and IssuesNext Unit:(Europe) OR 7th GradeQuestions to Focus Assessment and Instruction:1. In what ways are the regions and cultures of South America alike and different?2. How does migration contribute to conflict and cooperation in North and South America?3. How does economic activity lead to the exchange of cultural and political ideas in South America?
Types of Thinking:
The following is the list of lessons included in the MC3 South America Unit.
1 Exploring Culture in South America 2 Cultural Diversity: Focus on Brazil 3 An Overview of the History of South America 4 History: Focus on Spanish Conquest 5 Comparing Economies in South America 6 Focus on Economic Activity: Oil and Venezuela 7 Trade and Trade Issues 8 Comparing Governments in South America 9 Environmental Issues in South America 10 Environmental Issues: Focus on the Amazon Rain Forest 11 Conflict and Cooperation: Migration to the North 12 Connections Between North and South America