United States Geography Teacher Resources
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U.S. Geography: The Midwest
Students research agricultural products of the Midwest. In this Midwest lesson, students watch a video about the geography of the Midwest, discuss how topographical features were formed and review the agricultural products the Midwest is known for.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 7 Views 37 Downloads
U.S. Geography: The South
Young geographers complete a research project. They list the physical features found in the American South. They then discuss the economy, culture, and geography found in the South. They work in groups to research one of the five physical features, prepare an oral presentation, and present their information to the class.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 152 Downloads
U.S. Geography- The Northeast
Students investigate the geography of the Northeast states. In this map skills lesson, students are shown a map of the Northeast states and identify the state names and borders. Students construct individual maps of the Northeast using crayons and construction paper.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 55 Downloads
Fourth graders locate and identify geographical features and on a Kansas map. In this Kansas geography lesson, 4th graders generate concepts to be added to a graphic organizer web map about Kansas. Students label or outline cities, rivers, and borders on their individual map as the teacher demonstrates on a SmartBoard.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Play Doh Map of Your State
Students create a state map using Playdoh. In this hands-on state geography lesson, students work in groups to form a three-dimensional map of their state using Playdoh made at home following a (given) recipe. Students use four colors to represent topographical features, then label the important cities, rivers, and lakes.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 4 Downloads
The U.S. as a Jigsaw Floor puzzle
Naming and locating each of the 50 United States of America is one task every kids need to master. Help them along the way with a fun hands-on activity that includes the whole class. Included here are the instructions for creating larger-than-life puzzle pieces of the United Sates.
4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 2 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 7 Views 14 Downloads
50 States: New England States
Young scholars 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 15 Views 87 Downloads
Journey to Know You
Here is a wonderful series of lessons that combine elements of geography, language arts, and math into a unique educational experience that's all about US geography and places. In these lessons, pupils use math and mapping skills to calculate distance and travel time between US destinations.
7th Language Arts 17 Views 138 Downloads
The different geographic regions of the United States are the focus of this lesson. Learners research each of the five regions and create a PowerPoint presentation on each one. They discover how to effectively search for images and video clips of important landforms and monuments to incorporate into their presentations.
4th Social Studies & History 10 Views 41 Downloads
Where in the United States Are We?
Fifth graders collaborate with another fifth grade classroom while learning about various locations in the United States. This is a telecollaborative video conferencing project that is designed for students studying United States history and geography.
5th Language Arts 13 Views 120 Downloads
Across the United States- Home Learning Activity
In this home-school United States map activity, students work with a family partner as they study a map of the United States. They talk about the states they have visited, play a game by giving each other clues about states, and write about states of different sizes and locations.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 39 Downloads