Social Studies

World Cultures and Geography- The Americas (Part 2)

The 2nd in a 5-part series covering Western and Eastern Hemisphere World Cultures and Geography.
Shae Pepper
324 total reviews for this teacher
13 reviews for this class
Completed by 40 learners
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Class

55 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 10 weeks

11-14

year olds

2-10

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Description

Class Experience

I am a teacher with global experience. I have lived and taught in 3 different countries. I'm excited about the opportunity to share my love of cultures and geography  with learners. I'm an enthusiastic teacher and plan my classes to include practical educational experiences. 

For one time and multi-week classes I provide a 10% discount (please contact me for discount) for:
Returning students from my previous classes
Outschool teacher's children
Siblings who both register for the same class
Practical assignments will be provided weekly to reinforce what the students have covered in the classroom sessions. 
Week 1- Create a collage of an important natural location in North America
Week 2- History Timeline
Week 3- History Timeline (Cont.)
Week 4- Create a perfect road trip to see what you think are the 10 top sights in US/Canada and Mexico
Week 5- Newspaper front page
Week 6- Create historic architecture from the Inca, Maya or other ancient civilization
Week 7- Create historic architecture from the Inca, Maya or other ancient civilization (Cont.)
Week 8- Make a dish or meal for/with your family from the Caribbean, Central or South America
Week 9 - None
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This course is being drawn from facts from a World Cultures and Geography curriculum. Any informational materials needed by students will be provided by the teacher. A student may need to do research on their own to complete an assignment but information will be freely available on safe websites such as YouTube, Google Earth and National Geographic. Students may need to access items for practical projects such as poster board, computer paper, writing and drawing utensils, glue, etc.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Learner progress will be evaluated according to the US Common Core Standards and National Standards of Social Studies for Geography adopted by most states. Feedback will be provided in an ungraded learner report or graded report card within 1-2 weeks after class ends.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Shae Pepper
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
"The Traveling Teach" - Geography and Travel Extraordinaire
324 total reviews
191 completed classes

About Me

About Me: 
I'm “The Traveling Teach!” I am on an 8 year, 50 state road trip of the US with my husband, Stephen, who is from the UK and our little dog, Truffles. Personally, I love traveling, reading, writing stories, photography and all things... 
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