Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program, 2010

Arts & Empowerment in Brazil

The following curriculum units were developed by educators who participated in a month-long seminar in Brazil. Target subjects and grade levels vary; please contact LLILAS Public Engagement if you have questions regarding how to best use these resources in your classroom.

Unless otherwise noted, all files are in Adobe PDF format.

Nicholas Brooks

Exploring Community and Personal Identity through Brazilian Art (Fine Arts; High School)

Colleen Devine

Reflections on the Slave Trade and Impact on Latin American Culture (Humanities, Social Studies; Grade 6)

María Luisa Echavarría

Social Empowerment through Non-Profit Arts Organizations in Brazil: Management Structure and Why It Matters (Introduction to Business Spanish, Business; Post-Secondary)

David Feranchak

Brazil: Order and Progress; A Project-Based Learning Unit (Theatre Arts; Grades 9-12)

John Fernandez

Culture Close Up: Capoeira (Social Studies; Grades 6-8)

  • Culture (3MB)
  • Olhares Nomades

  • History Capoeira

  • Angola Birthplace

Chris Forney

Brazilian History and Culture (World History; High School, designed for AP)

Agustin Lara

A View of Brazil: The Culture and Geography (Social Studies, with Math and Language Arts links; Grades 4-6)

Jeffrey Nichols

World Cup Congress 2018: Soccer as a "Microcosm" for Globalization (Social Studies, World Cultures; Grade 7)

Elizabeth Ortiz

An Introduction to Brazil (Social Studies, Contemporary World Cultures; Grade 6)

Dianne Russo

Brazil: The Culture of Social Development (Foreign Language-Spanish, English, Social Studies, Art; Grades 9-12)

Mary K. Smith

Human Geography and Brazil: More than Samba and the Rain Forest (Social Studies, Contemporary World Cultures; Grade 6)

Emily Van Wey

Brazilian Beat: A Past with Slavery, a Present with Problems, and a Future with Potential (Social Studies, Global Issues, Spanish; Grades 10-12)

Alisa Warshay

Brazil in a (Brazil) Nutshell (Social Studies, Spanish; Middle or High School)

Dorothy Winburne

Understanding Brazil through Literature and Music (English/Language Arts; Grades 7-10)