Geography Skills Teacher Resources
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Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map
Second and third graders practice with basic map skills. They create their own map including a legend and a compass rose. This fabulous plan has many excellent websites linked which allow learners to explore maps of all kinds; including aerial photos of their own locations.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 79 Views 248 Downloads
I Am Freedom Bound!
Upper elementary and middle school learners engage in this awesome lesson plan on the Civil War. In it, they watch streamed video, perform Internet research, engage in hands-on activities, and use their geography skills to locate important events during this time period.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 19 Views 69 Downloads
Understanding Ethnocentrism by Analyzing Map Projections
Students develop their geography skills as they analyze map projections. For this ethnocentrism lesson, students participate in a classroom activity that requires them to draw maps and then analyze the projections they created for distortion and bias.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 52 Views 104 Downloads
This Is Tanzania
Students explore Tanzania. In this geography skills instructional activity, students read This is Tanzania by Richard Lupinsky, Jr. and discuss the impact that volcanoes have had on the nation. Students analyze the imagery in Lupinsky's piece and create pictures that capture the descriptions.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 11 Downloads
Baseball Challenge - Basic Geography Skills
A fabulous presentation/activity based on geography. The author has designed a "baseball game" where batters advance to the next base if they correctly answer a multiple choice question about geography. Geographic terms are used, along with a wide variety of other geographic skills.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 73 Views 161 Downloads
Latin America: Physical Geography
In this geography skills worksheet, students examine maps of Latin America and then respond to 28 fill in the blank and short answer questions based on the maps and their knowledge of physical geography of the region.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 68 Views 370 Downloads
Geography Skills and Your Town
Primaries are introduced to geography and how it is useful. They view photos of different places in the US, comparing them to their own region, explore maps and landscapes, and more. As a culminating activity, have small groups plan a skit, or design a booklet or other presentation about the town that they live in.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 24 Views 109 Downloads
Geography Skills, Guided Reading
In this geography skills worksheet, students complete 2 graphic organizers. Students are first asked to compare geographic terms, then organize problems and solutions of theme maps. Students then complete 2 questions related to a map in their textbook.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 106 Downloads