The Puerto Rican Connection

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson, students will learn how Puerto Rico’s government works, why and where Puerto Ricans immigrated to the US, and the contributions of Puerto Rican Americans to American society.
Dennis Rees
Grade Range: 
7 and High School
4 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
10: The characteristics, distribution and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics