North America

Hello World Travelers! To begin our adventures around the world, we will be starting with our own back yard – North America! Today we will be discussing the history, geography, and culture of the United States, Canada, and Greenland! (We will jump into Mexico and Central America tomorrow!)

What to expect on Zoom: We will introduce the course, how to access the information, and explain the points system. We will discuss in class the basic geography and the basic history of North America. We will watch a few videos and discuss what we learned in the videos.

Objectives:

  • Understand the basic geography of North America
  • Understand the basic history of North America
  • Get to know the general culture of North America
  • Make some crafts and food from these different countries!

Want to re-watch some videos?

Earn your points!

15 Points Recipe: Native American Fry Bread

https://www.thespruceeats.com/native-american-fry-bread-4045432 

  • 1/2–1 cup vegetable oil (or enough for 1-inch depth, for frying; or shortening)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk

20 Points Teach: Take your favorite thing you learned about North America (could be the craft, a video we watched, the recipe you made), and teach someone else in your household about it! Once you are done teaching that person – have them sign off on the worksheet and bring it to show the class the next day!

Looking Forward to Tomorrow: Tomorrow we will jump into Central and South America! Get ready to learn about Latin American culture! Lots of bright colors, fun music, and tasty food! See you tomorrow!