Give students a few minute to think what they know about Brazil. Ask students to share their knowledge with the class. The teacher will write some points she gets from students on the board.
Using the big world map ask students to find Brazil. Ask students to use specific details such as neighboring countries, continent, and oceans. After, the teacher will go over specific details and facts about Brazils.
The teacher will give details about Brazil. Discuss the states and go through the table. Students will interpret the table and transfer the information into their maps. Then, using the visual representation students will answer questions.
Material a teacher can use to discuss Brazil.
- Official Name: Federal Republic of Brazil
- Capital: Brasilia
- Population: 200 million
- Language: Portuguese
- Money: Real
- Government: Democracy, Republic
- Literacy: More than 91% of the people can read and write.
- Religion: mainly Christians
Brazil is the country in South America. It has a form of the triangle. The Brazilian coastline is 4,500 miles. Brazil comprised of 26 states. Brazil is bordered to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the west, north and south by ten countries. Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world. Brazil covers three time zones. In Brazil, you can find the second longest river, the Amazon. Amazon length is 6,992 miles.
Brazil has the world’s largest jungle, 60% of rainforest is in Brazil. There are also pine forests, dense forests, wetlands, hills, and plateaus. The climate of Brazil is mostly tropical. The highest point of Brazil is Pico de Neblina, 9.827 ft.
Christ the Redeemer is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. It is the greatest art deco statue in the word. The statue is 98 feet tall and 92 feet wide.
It represents the symbol of Brazilian Christianity. The statue opened on October 12, 1931. It located at the top of the Corcovado Mountain.
The flag of Brazil is a green field with orange rhombus and a blue globe. The globe has a white equatorial line with the national motto ORDEM E PROGRESSO (Order and Progress). The green color symbolizes Brazil’s fields and forests. The yellow color represents the gold of Brazil. The blue symbolizes the vivid sky.