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Fourth graders discover the country of Iceland. They investigate Iceland's history, culture, and geography using hands-on materials. They engage in a multi-day lesson plan. Each day focuses on a different aspect of Iceland. A most-impressive lesson plan which has everything you need to successfully-implement it.
Students, after demonstrating their ability to count change, recognize the correct amount of kronur for their imaginary purchase. They identify the differences between U.S. money and Icelandic kronur. Imaginary stores are set up for the students to be assigned roles to sell products and count various amounts of money.
In this Mother Language Day activity, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities for Mother Language Day.
Fourth graders are able to label a diagram of a volcano with a least 3 of the following parts: the magma chamber, vents, dome, and caldarea. They break up into groups of four and design their own volvanoes using paper and drawing materials. Students then label the drawings that they made.
If your class is studying volcanoes, this could be a useful source of information. In three pages of text and diagrams, this resource discusses the six kinds of volcanic eruptions and three kinds of volcano cones. The fourth page of this worksheet has three short answer questions that synthesis the information covered in the above text. Because this is a very information rich resource, it might make a useful online source for student conducted research.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 6-paragraph article about the Iceland volcanic eruption that halted European transportation in 2010. Students respond to 5 short answer questions regarding the article. Vocabulary words and definitions are also included.
Students stud the concept of Pangaea by using Wegener's clues to construct a map of the continents joined together. They determine how fossil distribution can be used to enhance the study of continental drift. They locate the following and mark them on a world outline map; Urals, Alps, Iceland, San Andreas fault, Andes mountains, volcanoes in Italy.