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Latin America Research Project
Every country has a story. In Latin America, the stories have a similar pattern [Origins → Colonization→Independence → Modern Day].
You will pick one country and tell its story through a visual presentation.
Bulleted Notes (Google Slides) due: 3/26
Bibliography (Word doc; submit on Schoology) due: 3/26
Visual Display (Your Choice) due 3/29
Step 1: Research (Notes and Bibliography)
Create a Google Slideshow. Each slide should contain bulleted notes answering the questions and at least one (1) image.
Create a Bibliography using Noodle Tools
Use the LibGuide only for research
Step 2: Create a visual representation of your notes. It does NOT need to be fancy; rather, it should be informative and interesting.
Some ideas: iMovie, Poster, Timeline, comic strip, ??
Step 3: Share out
We will have a gallery walk of the projects in class Thursday 3/29
I will create a master Google Slide Show and share it using this guide.
Slide 1: Location
Image of country showing the relative location
Slide 2: Geography
Key physical features
How do physical features affect the culture?
Slide 3: Culture
What religions are practiced?
What languages spoken?
What cultural groups are in the country?
Other interesting facts?
Slide 4: Origins
Who were the original inhabitants of the country?
Way of life
Other interesting facts
Slide 5: Colonization
Who colonized this country?
What was colonial life like?
Slide 6: Independence
Slide 7: Modern Day
What does the country produce? (major exports)
What type of government does it have?
What are two (2) challenges the nation faces?
What is everyday life like for people in this country? (art/music/sports)
Slide 8: Interesting Facts
Find at least 3 additional interesting facts about this nation
Slide 9: Flag
Find an image of the current flag and explain what it represents