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Thanks to Karen Briguglio for creating and contributing these South America three part cards to Homeschool Share.

Benefits of Using the South America Three Part Cards

Three part cards are a Montessori method used to let children manipulate materials in order to grasp the information on the cards.

Three part cards are great for introducing new vocabulary at the beginning of a new unit of study.

They can also be used for matching, reading, spelling, and writing activities.

Vocabulary Included in This South America Three Part Cards Set

This set of three part cards includes the following words and images:

  • Angel Falls
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • El Castillo
  • Incan Ruins
  • Cacao
  • Scarlet Ibis
  • Macaw
  • Amazon River

How to Use the South America Three Part Cards

Print the South America three part cards on cardstock. Cut out cards. One card will be cut apart on the dotted lines.

The card with the name attached is the control card. Teach the child using the control cards.

Lesson one: Say, “This is a scarlet ibis (and point to it); this is a macaw” (and point).

Lesson two: Say, “Can you show me the scarlet ibis? Can you show me the macaw?”

Lesson three: Say, “What is this called (point to the scarlet ibis)?”  “What is this called (point to the macaw)?”

Start by laying out a few cards, then increase as child learns more. Eventually, the child should be able to match all the cut cards. After the child is done, he checks his work with the control cards.

Additionally, a child can take alphabet manipulatives such as letter tiles or alphabet magnets and spell the words on the cards and check his work with the controls. Your student could also stamp the words on the cards with alphabet stamps.

Download Your South America Three Part Cards

Simply click on the image below to grab your set of free South America Three Part Cards.

South America Three Part Cards

More Resources for Learning About South America

Are you looking for more South America resources? Try these!

The Great Kapok Tree Unit Study & Lapbook
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