Countries and Territories of Europe Teacher Resources
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New Review Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the primary grades come to appreciate the wonderful diversity the world has to offer.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 22 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
EU Movement Role Play
Using role play, a graphic organizer, and discussion, your class members will compare and contrast the movement of people and goods between countries in the European Union before and after the organization was established. This is a great way to associate your learners with the European Union and to discuss the impact of free trade, security, and immigration in movement between foreign countries.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Tour of Europe - Creating a Database
With Europe as the subject, learners practice using a database to organize information. This instructional activity provides a step-by-step description that is useful when guiding them through this process. There are also worksheets and resource links that can make this instructional activity a rich experience.
6th Language Arts 4 Views 13 Downloads
The Geography & Peoples of Europe
Extremely throrough and informative, this presentation details many aspects of European geography and demographics, including natural resources, climate, topography, and population distribution. This slideshow would be an excellent companion to a unit about Europe, either in relevant pieces or in its entirety.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 219 Downloads
A series of maps depicts pre-WWI to post-WWII Europe for your geographers. They use reference materials to help them correctly fill in the countries and the borders as they changed through time. A great resource for a history lesson, or in a language arts unit about a historical novel.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 58 Downloads
French Speaking Countries Project
How much do your learners know about Francophone countries? Invite pupils to research different countries and teach one another about the different regions though a brochure and presentation. French language learners can work together or with a partner to research a country, put together a brochure with images and words, and present the information to the whole class.
6th - 12th Languages 32 Views 22 Downloads
Land or Sea?
Sixth graders access a database to search for desired information, using "and" or "or" connectors where necessary. They choose a connector and search a prepared database of European countries to locate which countries border certain bodies of water.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The European Tourist
Providing a review of facts relating to European countries, this lesson could be used to cement students' learning. Using a list of resources provided, learners research European countries, answer questions on a worksheet, and produce a project about a particular country.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
European Database - Finding Information
While a simple lesson, this activity taps into an important skill for pupils to master. They have to take lists of information about European countries, and sort and classify them according to certain categories. This is great way to introduce the use of databases.
6th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 1 Download
Your YUGO: Stayin' or Goin' Yonder?
Your sixth graders should enjoy this well-designed lesson on the five countries that once made up the country of Yugoslavia. They utilize websites embedded in the plan to gather information on many aspects of this region of Europe. Then, divide into pairs to create a trading card on the country they are researching.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
European Elevation Sort
Given a prepared database of European countries, sixth graders sort the countries in ascending order by elevation and identify the five countries with the highest elevations. This cross-curricular lesson combines elements of computer processing with geography.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Introduction to Europe's Languages & Religions
The question posed to the class is, "What makes a group?" The answer to that question results in a better understanding of the nature of culture. Race, location, religion, language, and group identification are explored as children pair up and consider how these traits define various regions in Europe.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 50 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparable Statistics from Countries of Various Continents
Seventh graders, while brainstorming, compare/contrast statistics about different countries concerning population growth and religion. They assess a variety of media to include in their statistics. In the end, their studies guide them to appreciate the contributions and respect diversity that all countries make to the world daily.
7th Social Studies & History 11 Views 24 Downloads
Mission Geography: Europe
Middle schoolers work together to research the history and culture of countries in Europe. They create an itinerary that highlights the characteristics of the country they are researching. They present their brochure to the class.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 29 Views 114 Downloads
Compare & Contrast European Countries to North Carolina
Using a compare and contrast activity involving European countries and North Carolina, pupils use an Excel sheet and PowerPoint to share their findings. This lesson has the resources and a step-by-step explanation that can lead them through the process of using educational software to analyze and display information.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Travel to Europe
Students work in small groups to plan an imaginary trip to Europe, including Germany. They research travel routes, prices and popular sights of each destination. Students assemble a booklet describing their itinerary, budget, packing list, hotel and plane information and any relevant cultural tips.
9th - Higher Ed Languages 9 Views 20 Downloads
Connecting Europe to latin America
With Europe and Latin America as the focus, pupils use educational software to create a timeline. Learners can review a variety of historical information using this technique. It could be used to highlight major events in Latin American or European history, or could be used as a review tool for many topics.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Spanish Speaking Countries Project
Ask your class members to provide a tour of a Spanish speaking country with a brochure and flag project. Learners research their assigned country, making sure to check off each of the required pieces of information listed on the first page of the research.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 34 Views 15 Downloads
A Tour of Europe-Data Collection
Research and data collection are important skills for school success. This lesson, comparing European countries to North Carolina, provides a way to practice these skills. There is list of websites, including Lonely Planet, that will pique learners' interest.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
A Tour of Europe - Creating a Database Using Access
Here is a good instructional activity on how to use the Access program in order to create a database. After viewing an informative PowerPoint on the Access program, and how it used to create databases, sixth graders create a database on European countries.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads