Regional Geography Teacher Resources
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Washington State Diversity: Three Geographical and Cultural Regions
Students explore the geographic and cultural diversity of Washington State. In this Washington State lesson plan, students research the Coastal Puget Sound, and Inland Plateau areas of the state and the lifestyles of the people who live in them and have lived in them.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
New Review State or Region Project
Invite your youngsters to learn about a state or region through their choice of a creative project. The resource lists 15 project options that range from a 3-D map of the area, to a puppet show about the region. Pupils can also propose their own project idea if none of the options are appealing.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Hershey and the World: The 5 Themes of Geography and Google Earth
Students invsestigate cocoa producing regions in the world. In this geography skills instructional activity, students examine how the 5 themes of geography affect the Hershey Chocolate Company as they compare and contrast cocoa production in America, Africa, and Asia.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 75 Views 382 Downloads
The United States and Canada: Climate and Vegetation
Display U.S. and Canadian climate and vegetation through this text-companion instructional activity. 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 11 Views 178 Downloads
"If global warming is real, why is it so cold?" Distinguishing the difference between weather and climate is important when it comes to understanding our planet. In these activities, young scientists look at the climate patterns in a variety of locations, graph the data, and examine the geographical features such as mountains or oceans that affect a given location's climate.
4th - 8th Science 28 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Students read about and discuss the fifty-three recommended travel destinations for 2008 from the Travel section of The New York Times. They list three places they would each like to visit, read and discuss the news article, and create clues for a geography game based on some of the countries they read about.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 41 Views 189 Downloads
A New Era for Palestinians
Get a global perspective and examine the challenges facing Mahmoud Abbas, the newly elected president of the Palestinian Authority. Thoughtful classroom citizens write letters to Mr. Abbas, asking him questions and suggesting advice. This is an extremely well written instructional activity, which includes links to solid source materials.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 22 Downloads
Making the Global Local
Students examine the marketing and production of the studenT television program "Sesame Street" in various countries around the world. They create a character for a studenT program that reflects the current issues and values of their communities.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Bridging History and Technology
Students study the history and importance of the Triborough Bridge in New York City, and then research different bridges and prepare presentations about them. They, in groups, research a bridge and prepare a poster about it.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 52 Downloads
Great Cities of the Middle East
Students explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran. In this Middle East lesson plan, students complete a map, research one of the five the cities and prepare a presentation that includes details about the city. Students also create a musical instrument that these five cities are known for.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 32 Views 260 Downloads
Finding The Middle Ground
Students examine the recent truce between the Israeli and Palestinian governments. They explore the turbulent history of these groups and the recent developments from the viewpoints of Middle Eastern nations in preparation for a mock peace summit.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 51 Downloads
A Leader's Lifetime and Legacy
For this lesson, students consider their prior knowledge about Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat and consider the immediate events surrounding his death. They then create timelines and write papers examining his political career.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
A Polynesian Story
Students explore the geography and history of Polynesia; become familiar with ancient and modern Polynesian culture and the relationship of Polynesian people with the sea; study American Samoa and Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary; and develop a public action plan to protect the marine resources of the area, drawing upon aspects of local Polynesian culture.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 29 Downloads
Reaching for the Sky
Students consider features of skyscraper using descriptive words, reflect on notion of skyscraper as orientation point in a city, and explore New York Times Building in Manhattan by reading and discussing article, "Pride and Nostalgia Mix in The Times's New Home.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Old Kids From The Bloc
Students study about wide scale construction and development in Moscow and its impact on cultural and historic preservation. They research the political, social, economic, and cultural changes in the former Eastern Bloc and create a post-Soviet website.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 43 Downloads