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GeoCivics Civic Action Plan: Guam’s Self Determination
Author: Valerie Tanayan
Grade 8

The purpose of this lesson is to explore Guam’s political status as an unincorporated territory of the United States, investigate various alternatives for Guam's political status, assess the pros and cons of each option, and produce public service announcements (PSA) outlining the key aspects of each political status choice.


Comparing Puerto Rico to Hanover County in North Carolina
Author: Janet Materdo
Grade 8

The students will learn more about their own county (in any state). Students will be introduced to Puerto Rico and learn about its history, culture, and population. The students will also review what push/pull factors are and learn about migration patterns.

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