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The following are resources and materials submitted by eductaors from previous OSU Teacher Trainings and events. We have gathered them here to share with other educators. These can be edited and adapted to your classroom and are available for open access.  

 

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Title: The Great Inka Empire (The Great Inka Empire PPT, Inka Civilization Handout)

Description: PowerPoint describing Inka History and Culture (Material, Beliefs, etc.), accompanied by a worksheet with 3 short-answer questions.

Author/School: Dr. Michelle Wibbelsman, The Ohio State University    

Content Language: English         

Country of focus: Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile

Grade Level: 4-8 (ES, MS)            

Content Area/Subject: Spanish, Social Studies

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Title: Inca Civilization Map (Inca Map; Activity sheet for Inca Empire Road System)   

Description: A map of Inca Empire in South America, accompanied by an activity sheet for Inca Empire Road System.   

Author/Institution: Rossana Pass, Noble High School      

Content Language: English

Country of focus: Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile

Grade Level: 4-12 (ES; MS; HS)  

Content area/Subject: Spanish, Social Studies, World History

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Title: Andean Music Outreach Teachers' Guide and Idea Cards

Description: A guide providing cultural background and instructions for the production of Andean Music; does not include instruments.

Author/Institution: Andean Music Ensemble, The Ohio State University             

Content Language: English         

Country of focus: Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile

Grade Level: K-12 (ES, MS, HS)  

Content area/Subject: Social Studies, Spanish, Music

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Title: Andean Mythology, The Planets, and Nature

Description: A lesson plan that touches on overarching Andean ideas of oral tradition, duality in nature, and sense of place.

Author/Institution: Diane Goodman, Marlborough School, SAU29 Keene School District

Content Language: English         

Country of focus: Peru, Ecuador

Grade Level: Grades 3-5

Content area/Subject:  Spanish

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Title: Weekly Chart and Replicable Model -Andean Storytelling and Spanish Literacy

Description: A table describing the activities for the Andean and Amazonian Storytelling and Spanish Literacy program, a sample of what can be done in a classroom.           

Author/Institution: Dr. Michelle Wibbelsman and Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros, The Ohio State University

Content Language: English

Country of focus: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia

Grade Level: K-6 (ES; MS)

Content area/Subject: Reading, Spanish, Social Studies

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Title: Gastronomía Tradicional Altoandina

Description: A 264-page full-color cookbook with images and recipes as well as brief descriptions of Andean food; includes introductions in Quechua and Kichwa.

Author/Institution: Alli Micuy, Llaqta Kallpanchaq and Runa Kawsay             

Content Language: Spanish

Country of focus: Peru, Ecuador

Grade Level: K-12 (ES, MS, HS)

Content Area/Subject: Spanish


Title: Volume 3: Latin American History and Culture through Museums

Authors: Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) K-12 Outreach Program
 
Overview: This resource encourages and facilitates K-12 eductor's use of museums in New York City to include Latin American history and culture in the classroom. Museums featured in the guide include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Hispanic Society, the Museum of Modern Art, and El Museo del Barrio.


Title: National Geographic: The Amazon

Authors: National Geographic

Overview: This resource library contains more than 100 articles related to the Amazon and its economy, environment, society, and history.


Title: Ask an Amazon Expert: Why We Can't Afford to Lose the Rain Forest

Authors: National Geographic

OverviewBiodiversity expert and explorer Dr. Thomas Lovejoy discusses the state of the Amazon and why conversation matters.