Geography Teacher Resources
Gallop the globe from the comfort of your own classroom with our large stock of teacher-reviewed resources on physical, political, and human geography, as well as skills for mapmaking and map analysis.
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7th Grade Social Studies: Test Release Items
Test release items can be a big help for getting the class ready for the end of the year state exams. Prep your 7th graders with 30 release questions in PowerPoint form. Questions cover US government/civics, US geography, and US history.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
The Geography of the United States
Full of bright maps and interesting information, this presentation details U.S. Geography. Slides include basic facts about size, regions, topography, and demographics, as well as fascinating trivia about the United States, including rates of birth, death, and racial changes throughout the country (1990-2000).
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 145 Downloads
This Is Tanzania
Students explore Tanzania. In this geography skills lesson, 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 4 Views 10 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 68 Views 158 Downloads
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This resource does an excellent job of engaging and educating people on world geography. It includes informational flashcards as well as games. Though the graphics are designed for elementary players, people of all ages will have fun learning.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 14 Views 1 Download
The Ultimate Road Trip
Sixth graders experience and practice real-world geography, science and math as they imagine planning out the ultimate road trip. They set goals and maintain a daily budget as they are given a set of rules as they plan their road trip with a partner.
6th Social Studies & History 8 Views 26 Downloads
Rockin' Round New York State
Students discuss their favorite rock groups and bands. They create rock groups that will be touring New York State. Students research cities in New York, determine dates of concerts, create touring itineraries, and develop Inspiration webs of different cities.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 14 Downloads
U.S. Geography: The West
Students explore the national parks of the American West. In this geography skills lesson, students watch "U.S. Geography: The West," and examine print and Internet sources about the national parks found there. Students feature their findings in travel brochures that they create.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 27 Views 93 Downloads
50 States: New England States
Students discover where certain states are located and what the look like. They look for their information on a web site. Each student is assigned a state which they must research then present to the entire class.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 20 Views 91 Downloads
Exploring the World's Geography
Students discuss the seven continents of Earth and the diverse geography. After discussion, they create their own paper-mache globes which properly display all seven continents, the equator, and the prime meridian. They conduct research about the seven continents and examine maps before completing the project.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 84 Views 191 Downloads
Abigail Adams: Integrating Social Studies and Language Arts
Third graders increase reading strategies while learning about Abigail Adams and her role in history. In this Abigail Adams lesson, 3rd graders read about the American Revolution and Abigail Adams using all the balanced literacy components.
3rd Language Arts 20 Views 49 Downloads
Geography A to Z: The Letter S
The letter S is the clue learners need to answer each of the seven geography questions on the worksheet. They answer questions about African, Canadian, Middle Eastern, and US geography using locations that begin with the letter S.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 53 Downloads
Investigate economic geography through this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about and compare economic systems, examine the role of natural resources and infrastructure, and are introduced to GDP and GNP statistics. They take notes and answer 5 comprehension questions as they read the selection.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 45 Views 260 Downloads
Geography A to Z: The Letter G
Using clues to answer questions is a way to increase deductive reasoning skills. Kids answer seven geography clues with answers all starting with the letter G. A great way to test world geography or warm up the class.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 25 Downloads
The United States and Canada: Climate and Vegetation
Display U.S. and Canadian climate and vegetation through this text-companion learning exercise. Learners read about the geography of these regions, take notes, and answer 3 comprehension questions as they read the selection. A graphic organizer is provided for notes, however it seems students may be expected to copy it into a notebook, since it is quite small.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 28 Views 188 Downloads
Investigating the Countries of the World
Explore world geography by creating presentations for different countries around the world. Researchers identify many different countries on a globe and select one for which they will create a presentation. They share their research and illustrations of their chosen country with the class.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 75 Downloads
Seasons and Weather
Investigate seasons and weather through this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about changing seasons and what causes weather patterns, taking notes and answering 6 short-answer comprehension questions as they read the selection. A graphic organizer is provided for notes, however it seems students may be expected to copy it into a notebook, since it is quite small.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 44 Views 360 Downloads