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América Central y El Caribe
México is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world.
“Chocolate" originates from México's Aztec cuisine, derived from the Nahuatl word xocolatl.
The largest wild cat in North America is the jaguar, which can be found in Mexico's southern jungles.
Guatemala’s national bird is the Quetzal, and this is also what they call their currency. $1= 8 quetzales
Most Belizeans are of multiracial descent. Mestizo- 34%, Kriol- 25% Spanish- 15% Mayan- 10.6% Garifuna- 6.1%
ENGLISH is the declared official language of Belice, but more widely spoken is SPANISH or KRIOL. KRIOL ANIMALS Belize: Melting Pot of Cultures
El volcán de Santa Ana Last erupted in 2005
major volcanoes of El Salvador
Volcanic soil is necessary for the production of… ¡Café!
5 Stars = five nations of the former Federal Republic of Central America -- El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala. Blue stripes = Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. White stripe = peace and prosperity of Honduras.
About ¼ of the population lives in the capital city of Managua.
1990- Violeta Chamorro elected the first female president in the Americas. Current president Daniel Ortega
Costa Rica is known for its Eco-Tourism
Although Costa Rica has only about 0.25% of the world's landmass, it is home to more than 500,000 species, which represents nearly 4% of the total species estimated worldwide.
On September 7, 1977, President Jimmy Carter and General Omar Torrijos signed the treaty giving Panamá control over the Canal de Panamá.
Vasco Núñez de Balboa was the first to discover the link between Panamá and el Océano Pacífico.
Comidas tradicionales el Sándwich cubano Jamón Puerco Queso Pepinillos mostaza Pan cubano Flan de plátanos Un postre como “cheesecake” Con plátanos – similar a las bananas
La República Dominicana
When Columbus arrived in Hispaniola, La República Dominicana was divided into 5 different Taíno chiefdoms.
Puerto Rico (U.S.)
El Mundo Hispano Essential Question Where is Spanish spoken and what are these places like? GA Performance Standard MLC.CCC1A: Students demonstrate knowledge.
Central America A Review. Central America – Political Boundaries
Central America and the Caribbean. Central America is an isthmus that links what two Continents? North and South America.
The flag of Belize was adopted on September 21, The blue on the flag represents the People’s United Party. The red recognizes the opposition party.
Central America 8 th Grade Geography. Central America Central America includes: Guatemala Belize Honduras El Salvador Nicaragua Costa Rica.
Country: Panama Capital: La Ciudad de Panama Continent: Central America Known for: Currency is Balboa and dollar Sun rises on the Pacific and sets on the.
Central America: Guatemala Belize Honduras El Salvador Nicaragua Costa Rica Panama ¡Adios México y Hola…
CAPITULO PRELIMINAR El MUNDO HISPANO. MEXICO 60% mestizo (Indigenous with Spanish) 30% Indigenous 9% White 1% Other.
Spanish Speaking Countries By Sharon Santoro. Do you know where Spanish is spoken? The Caribbean Central America Europe North America South.
3.México 1.El Salvador 2.Cuba 4. Panamá 5.Honduras6. 7.Guatemala 8. Republica Dominicana 9.Costa Rica 10.Nicaragua Puerto Rico Me llamo __________ Clase.
Who speaks Spanish?.
Central America and The Caribbean. Terms Isthmus- a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas Eco-tourism – the practice of using an area’s.
Regions of Latin America Central America The Caribbean South America South America.
Los países hispanohablantes The Spanish-speaking countries.
by Graphic Maps All rights reserved! PRINTPRINT this map.
Central America and the Caribbean
Los Paises Why Study Spanish? Páginas xvi-xxxi. México Capital: México, D.F. Government: Federal Republic Currency: peso mexicano Exports: manufactured.
1. What is the name of the mountain ranges in Mexico?
LA REPUBLICA DE GUATEMALA. GEOGRAFIA Guatemala is located in Central America, neighboring Mexico, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador There are 3 main regions.
El Mundo Hispano Do you know where Spanish is spoken? The Caribbean Central America Europe North America South America Africa.
Missions Alive !. Antigu a Antigua Flag Antigua’s sister island is Barbuda, a 15-minute plane ride away. Antigua has 365 beaches, one for each.
Test your knowledge of Latin America. Try to guess each answer with the fewest clues possible to gain the highest number of points.
BELIZE. About Belize Belize, formally known as British Honduras (official name changed in 1973), lies on the eastern coastline of Central America, bordered.
Latin American Countries Map Review. Mexico Nicaragua Panama Colombia Haiti Puerto Rico Jamaica Honduras The Bahamas Cuba United States Belize Guatemala.
Una historia breve del idioma español (A Brief History of the Spanish Language) Señora Shamah Flagstaff High School La Clase de Español I.
Central America & The Caribbean Islands
NORTH (AND CENTRAL) AMERICA. Guatemala Capital: Guatemala City Nationality: guatemalteco Tikal: ancient Mayan ruins.
Chapter 6 Lesson 1 - Vocabulary MIDDLE AMERICA Middle America is a region of America made up of three regions: Mexico Central America The Caribbean.
Hispanic Heritage Month Each year, Americans observe Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the rich histories, cultures,
Central America. 7 countries: Guatamala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama Spanish is the official language of each, except.
Countries and Capitals song
Opener: 4/13 - #1 COPY and answer the following questions using TB page 193. What capital cities are located on the coast in South America? Why do.
GUATEMALA Originally Known as Goathemala The Land of Trees.
Facts of the Countries By: David Greene Map of Central America Location a. Between Mexico and South America. Bodies of Water b. The Caribbean Sea and.
Central America and the Caribbean. Guatemala Most populous country in Central America (13 + million) Nearly half are central American Indians Mestizos.
Chapter 8, Section 2 Central America
Keyla Pedraza. Panama is also know as The Republic of Panama Capital: Panama City Population: 3.6 million.
Latin America. Latin America includes.... Mexico Central America Caribbean Islands South America.
CHAPTER 11 SECTION 2 CENTRAL AMERICA. BR #2 (PGS ) 1)Compare the size & population of Central America to Texas. 2A)Who were the indigenous people.
True/False TermsPeople Cities & Geography Miscellaneous.
¡Bienvenidos a El Salvador! Welcome to El Salvador!
Central America & the Caribbean
Central America and the Caribbean. Geography Central America is a narrow bridge of land south of Mexico that includes 7 countries: __________ Costa.
Para Empezar Please describe Harry Potter in this picture at a Novice High level.
Spanish Speaking Countries. Do you know where Spanish is spoken? The Caribbean Central America Europe North America South America Africa.
Middle America I.Major geographic characteristics A. B. C. D E. F. 3 sub-regions: Mexico, Central America, & The West Indies Land bridge between.
Central America. Countries of Central America Belize.
Why is it important to learn Spanish?
Early History AD 250–900: Maya built large cities with pyramids and temples. Maya descendents live in Guatemala and Belize. Early 1500s: Europeans.
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