Online Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources

To encourage the introduction or expansion of the study of Latin America in the curriculum of Miami-Dade area K-12 schools, LACC prepares and provides lesson plans applicable for social studies, world cultures, global history, and science. Additionally, area educators interested in expanding their Latin American and Caribbean based curriculum are encouraged to contact LACC's Associate Director, Liesl Picard, to explore possibilities for collaboration.

Free Curricula, Lesson Plans and Teacher Resource Downloads:

Latin America Caribbean Cuba Language Studies
From Colonization to Globalization-An Interdisciplinary Approach: Lesson Plan Diversity in the Caribbean: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching the Region Lesson Plan LACC/Miami International Film Festival: Fuacata! In-Class Discussion Guide The Communication Game: Lesson Plan
LACC/Miami International Film Festival: Secrets of the Tribe In-Class Discussion Guide Teaching World History: US-Haiti Relations Lesson Plan Island in Transition: How Cuba’s Past Will Influence its Future: Lesson Plan; Presentation; Images for the Gallery Walk Portuguese Language Curriculum Introduction; Florida Standards; General Benchmarks; Elementary School; Elementary: What can I do with the language? Middle and High School; Can-do Benchmarks; Intercultural Can-do Statements; Resources
LACC/Miami International Film Festival: The Colors of the Mountain In-Class Discussion GuideFilm- Coming Home: Haiti Lesson Plan The Cuban Revolution: Lesson Plan 1; Presentation 1; Chart 1; Lesson Plan 2; Presentation 2
LACC/Miami International Film Festival: The Wind and the Water In-Class Discussion Guide Cuban Missile Crisis: Lesson Plan
Latin American Revolutions: Lesson Plan; The Latino Movement; The Civil Rights Movement; Organize the Facts Handout; Outline
Two Sides to Every War: Lesson Plan; Presentation; Article

Classroom Tools: Presentations that Provide Content for Lessons

Global Issues and Digital Media

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The Histagram Manual Micah Oelze
Photovoice Methodology Project in the Dominican Republic Mark Padilla and Armando Matiz
Haitian Culture and Diasporic Identity Charlene Desir
Scaling Social Media: From Local Snapshots to Global Hashtags Micah Oelze
Current Events & Multicultural Teaching: Infusing Global Themes Meaningfully Mariusz Galcyznski
Public Health and Social Marginalization in Brazil Okezi Otovo
Environmental Issues in the Caribbean: Afternoon Exercise Ligia Collado-Vides
Literature and All that Jazz: Listening to the Counter Narrative that Already Exists Heather Russell
Histories of Historical Myths in Latin America Bianca Premo
Transforming Communities: Haiti Dimmy Herard
Racial Identities in the Americas Jorge Duany
The Real Failure in Central America Jose Miguel Cruz
Global Read Webinar Series 2020: Grandpa Cacao: A Tale of Chocolate, from Farm to Family Elizabeth Zunon
Global Read Webinar Series 2019: The Map of Salt and Stars Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar
Global Read Webinar Series 2019: When Morning Comes Arushi Raina
Global Read Webinar Series 2019: Lucky, Broken Girl Ruth Behar
Global Read Webinar Series 2019: Grenade Alan Gratz
Immigration and Digital Media in an Urban Landscape Emily Anderson
Storyboard Handout Sarah Mathews

Ethnobotany Online Module for K-12 Teachers

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Ethnobotany LACC/Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Summer Art Institute for K-12 Teachers- Art, Culture, and Identity: Picturing Cuba through the Pérez Cuban Art Collection

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Afro-Cuban Art Carol Damian