Simon Bolivar Lesson Plan

Instructor: Kevin Newton

Kevin has edited encyclopedias, taught middle and high school history, and has a master's degree in Islamic law.

Help your students understand the contributions of Simon Bolivar to the cause of South American independence through this lesson plan from Study.com. Also complete an activity that compares the South American independence to the North American independence.

Lesson Objectives

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • describe the achievements of Simon Bolivar
  • compare and contrast the Latin American independence movements with that of the United States

Length

About an hour

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.2

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.

Key Terms

  • Simon Bolivar
  • Letter from Jamaica
  • Gran Colombia

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