Argentina Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has a Masters of Science in Mathematics

Explore Argentina with this lesson plan. Students will read a text lesson that details Argentina's location, people and customs. They will identify the country on a map and interact with content before doing a fun activity to show understanding.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • identify Argentina on a map, detailing its physical and geographical features
  • describe the people and customs of Argentina
  • share facts about Argentina


1 - 1.5 hours for the lesson, plus another hour for activity


  • Copies of the lesson Argentina Facts: Lesson for Kids, one for each student
  • Map of South America
  • Map of Argentina
  • Images of travel posters
  • Poster board or chart paper
  • Markers
  • Colored pencils
  • Access to technology

Key Vocabulary

  • Argentina
  • Buenos Aires
  • Andes Mountains

Curriculum Standards


Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.


Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.


Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

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