Azerbaijan Lessons

Welcome to Azerbaijan

Subjects: English Language Arts, Geography, Social Studies
Suitable for: Grades 3-5

Overview: Students will learn about the history, geography, and cultural heritage of Azerbaijan. Students will also try to learn several Azeri and Russian phrases. Download lesson & standards.

The Land of Fire / Landmarks

Subjects: Arts Ed, English Language Arts, Geography, World History
Suitable for: Grades 3-5

Overview: Students identify defining features of a “landmark” and differentiate between natural and man-made landmarks. Students investigate and create a visitor’s brochure to share information about their chosen landmark with others. Download lesson & standards.

Land of Fire / Fossil Fuels & Chemical Energy

Subjects: English Language Arts, Math, Science
Suitable for: Grades 5-8

Overview: Students learn about chemical energy, renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Students write and perform a persuasive speech articulating the importance of reducing energy consumption. Download lesson & standards..

Azeri Kitchen

Subjects: English Language Arts, Social Studies
Suitable for: Grades 3-5

Overview: Students use their five senses to observe, experience, and describe different food samples representing some of the food found in Azerbaijan.  Students then create a product pamphlet using creative, descriptive vocabulary to explain products studied. Download lesson & standards.

Farm to Table

Subjects: English Language Arts, Geography, Visual Arts
Suitable for: Grades 5-8

Overview: Students identify the geographical sources of US grown produce and will chart their origins on a map. Students calculate and compare the costs of preparing one recipe with produce grown from a local garden verses the same recipe made with imported produce from a big-box grocery store. In the second lesson, students develop a small business plan intended to appeal to a potential funder/grantor. Download lesson, worksheet & standards.