Unit Four


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external image generic_updown.gif Unit 4: Latin America


Religion and language unite this entire region, which includes Mexico, Central America and South America. Most of these countries are Spanish speaking or Portuguese. The two languages are based on Latin, which is how the region received its name. The most popular religion in this area is Roman Catholic.

Latin and South America
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    • Mexicos landscape and varied climate creates different economic regions.
    • Mexico's culture is derived from a Spanish past.
    • Today Mexico faces many environmental challenges.

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external image generic_updown.gif Lesson 1 Unit 4: Mexico


Essential Question: What defines Mexican culture?


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external image generic_updown.gif Lesson 2 Unit 4: Central America


Essential Question: What are the nations that make up Central America and why are they importance in the world?


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external image generic_updown.gif Lesson 3 Unit 4: The Caribbean Islands


Essential Question: What does the Caribbean economy rely on?


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external image generic_updown.gif Lesson 4 Unit 4: South America


Essential Question: How is the land, climate and economy in South America different in comparison to the rest of the countries in Latin America?


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external image generic_updown.gif Unit 4 Project


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external image generic_updown.gif U04L04T01 - Unit 4 Test


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