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New Review Around the Block
Arthur and his friends help children explore the concepts of family, community, and diversity in a fun series of activities. From performing peer interviews to mapping out the different places students have lived or visited, this resource offers great ideas for building a strong classroom community in the early weeks of the school year.
K - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic inquiry into your lessons, covering such topics as map projections and interpretations, geographic information systems, place narratives, and map analysis.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Create Your Own Country Project
Young scholars demonstrate their knowledge of geography with this fun, collaborative social studies project. Working in small groups, students develop their very own countries, writing descriptions of their physical location, social system, economy, and culture as well as creating a map of the nation and a picture of it's flag.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Use best-teaching practices to discuss the practices and implications of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Here you'll find a detailed lesson plan involving a variety of collaborative and engaging components, including image analysis, group reading and discussion, and a final group project whereby learners contribute to a creative class mural reflecting what they have learned.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Places in My World
Second graders explore where they are located on the globe. In this maps and globes lesson, 2nd graders use a map to show where they live and show the cardinal directions. Students identify characteristics of mountains, flat land, water, jobs, climates and attractions to an area they want to visit.
2nd English Language Arts
Pirates Have Landed at Fresh Pond!
Students discover and practice the proper way to read a map and atlas. Using a map of Long Island on a paper grocery sack, they locate and label the water, beaches and lighthouses. They must also create a compass rose and place an X on the map where their house is located.
K - 4th Social Studies & History
From the Mayflower to the Mall
Fourth graders draw a map including elements such as title, compass rose, legend, and scale. They describe how physical and human characteristics have changed since colonial times and develop a timeline based on information given in the passage.
4th Social Studies & History
Fourth graders explore geography of four distinct regions of California: mountains, coast, central valley, and desert. They locate California on map, identify state's boundaries and borders, and explore agriculture, a major economic feature of California.
4th Social Studies & History
United States: Physical Features Fun
In this map worksheet, students color and trace eleven listed features on a map of the United States. Students answer six additional questions about the map. A United States map is not provided. However, websites are provided to find a physical map for this activity.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Fifth graders investigate the routes taken by the early explorers. In this explorers instructional activity, 5th graders use interactive notebooks, discussion and maps to discover the routes taken. Students get into pairs and label maps, and create questions about the hemisphere.
5th Social Studies & History
Fourth graders explore geography by participating in a map activity. In this historical research lesson, 4th graders identify the route John Smith took when he reached the United States and the regions which he inhabited. Students complete a Venn Diagram comparing Virginia in 1607 and Virginia in modern time.
4th Visual & Performing Arts
The Four Directions
In this map of 4 objects worksheet, learners study a map with 4 objects drawn on it. Students write the direction of where the barn, pigs pen, bail of hay and pond are located on the lines provided. Learners write north, south, east or west as their answers.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History