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6th & 7th Grades - Latin American Studies
Grades 6 and 7 embarked on a study of Latin America during the three weeks between Thanksgiving and Holiday Breaks. They delved into the physical, cultural and political geography of the region and each student chose a country to research more deeply, as well. They chose a wide variety of countries, from Costa Rica to Chile (and many more!)
Latin America is incredibly diverse in all aspects of geography and provided the classes with a deeper understanding of how nations are influenced and how they take charge of their identity. The classes looked at the physical terrain and landscape of these countries as well as the ancient cultures that rose and fell (or survived). Next they looked at the modern day countries of Latin America and discussed important issues relating to them.