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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 instructional activity. Each day focuses on a different aspect of Iceland. A most-impressive instructional activity which has everything you need to successfully-implement it.
Young scholars, 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.
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.
Students explore the similarities and differences between countries around the world and work to make connections to their own living, particularly Iceland. They identify each of the six countries on a globe or map. Explanations are given for all the different kinds of governments in each country.