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Geography for the Geographically Disinclined

Social Studies

Celebrate Brazilian Carnival

In this one-time course, students will learn about the origins of Carnival in Brazil, how people celebrate with parades, music and dancing, and some ways to participate in the festivities from home.
Miranda Stramel
139 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 5 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
45 minutes
per class
Meets once
6-9
year olds
3-9
learners per class
per learner

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Description

Class Experience

In this course students will:
- Approach the geography and history of Brazil
- Talk about Brazilian Carnival traditions like samba, costumes, and parades
- Learn some ways to participate in Carnival from home
I have a PhD in Latin American Studies and have taught introductory courses in the subject for six years, including a version that meets Louisiana state educational standards in Social Studies.
There is no homework for this one-session course, but if students want to learn more about Brazil, they are welcome to enroll in one of my longer courses or sign up for an independent research project with me!
Students may want to have some paper, and markers or crayons available (optional).
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will participate in a brief self-assessment at the beginning and end of the one-session class.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Colonization or slavery may be referenced regarding the multicultural origin of Carnival. This class will maintain a historical, secular viewpoint.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.

Teacher

Miranda Stramel
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Latin American Studies
139 total reviews
129 completed classes

About Me

I have a PhD in Latin American Studies and have taught introductory courses in the subject for seven years, including a version that meets Louisiana state educational standards in Social Studies. I also have a MA in International Education, and a... 
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