Essay and Discussion Questions
Suggestions for essay topics that enable students to dive deeper into the material found in the module and conduct their own research and analysis.
In what ways has colonialism shaped the region?
What has stayed consistent about U.S. foreign policy toward the rest of the Americas? What has changed over time?
Model Diplomacy Simulations
Free classroom simulations of either the U.S National Security Council (NSC) or the UN Security Council.
Collapse in Venezuela
Infectious Disease Outbreak in Colombia
Classroom Reading List
Supplemental readings and other resources to help students explore a full range of issues and debates related to the module materials. The list offers readings well suited to a wide variety of students.
See how the Regions of the World unit can be used to fulfill social studies standards for 10 states.
In this lesson, students will use a graphic organizer to think about how democratic various countries in the region are.
Migration in the Americas
In this lesson, students will use a graphic organizer to explore migration in the Americas and what is driving it.
In this lesson, students will assume the role of advisor to the leader of a country in the Americas, read a scenario, and make a policy recommendation.