Thailand Lessons

Sawasdee & Welcome to Thailand

Subjects: Geography, History, Social Studies
Suitable for: Grades 3-5

Overview: Students will learn about the history, geography, and cultural heritage of Thailand. Download lesson & standards.

Aroi Mak Mak / Local Flavors

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

Overview: Students identify specific features for procedural writing (in this case, a recipe) and will evaluate sample recipes using criteria. Students investigate food from different parts of the world and make connections between the ingredients used and local culture(s) and products. Download lesson and standards.

Ayutthaya / 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.

Elephant Conservation (Upper Elementary)

Subjects: Science
Suitable for: Grades 3-5

Overview: Students examine current threats to elephant populations worldwide and explore some of the present efforts being made towards elephant conservation and protection around the world. Students consider the effectiveness of these and other conservation efforts, specifically identifying actions that seem to have the most lasting impact on protecting the species. Download lesson & standards.

Elephant Conservation (Middle School)

Subjects: Science
Suitable for: Grades 6-8

Overview: Students examine current threats to elephant populations worldwide and explore some of the present efforts being made towards elephant conservation and protection. Students evaluate the effectiveness of these efforts and create a mock symposium to discuss other effective means for elephant conservation. Download lesson & standards.