United States Geography Teacher Resources
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Regions of the USA
Fourth graders research the physical characteristics of the four regions of the United States. In this geography lesson, 4th graders research the four regions and use a quilt square organizer to record notes. Students complete the quilt square and write about a region they would like to live in.
4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 104 Downloads
Our States, My State
Here is a very nice lesson on the shape of the United States, and the shapes of the individual states for your young geographers. They utilize worksheets embedded in the plan to color in a variety of states and to become familiar with the four cardinal directions used on a map.
K - 1st Social Studies & History 11 Views 78 Downloads
"Discovering the U.S.A."
Students investigate the geography of the United States using the book "Discovering the U.S.A." by Cass R. Sandak. They read a postcard from a bear and identify the city he is writing from, conduct Internet research, participate in an online scavenger hunt about Yellowstone National Park, and write a letter to Bear's mom.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
A Tough Nut to Crack
Sixth graders explore agriculture by examining world geography. In this pecan cultivation lesson, 6th graders identify the history of the famous nut and the impact it has on the U.S. economy, diet and human body. Students define vocabulary terms associated with pecans and complete math problems dealing with their production.
6th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
Arkansas History Lesson Plan
Students discover the history of their state by working in a group. In this U.S. history instructional activity, students investigate the state of Arkansas by reading their textbook and participating in art activities. Students discover the geography of their state.
K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
The Great State!
The creation of state home pages is the focus of this lesson. Learners research one of15 states for which special State Quarters have been released, and create a home page for that state. They also perform Internet research and utilize websites embedded in the plan to help them put together their products.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Discover Colorado: People, Places and Times
Fourth graders discover the history and geography of Colorado by observing maps. In this United States lesson, 4th graders research the state of Colorado using their textbook and handouts. Students investigate the geography of the state and construct a 3-D map of Colorado out of clay.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 22 Downloads
Whole Group Research in North America: Lesson 10
Sixth graders explore world geography by participating in a word scramble activity. In this natural resources lesson, 6th graders identify the different civilizations that once inhabited the Americas and the types of plants and animals they ate.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Maps Can Help Us
First graders explore the geography of Montana by analyzing geographic maps of the area. In this Native American reservation instructional activity, 1st graders discuss the similarities and differences between reservations in the state of Montana.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Landmarks of the Underground Railroad
Students explore Civil Rights by reading several books in class. In this Underground Railroad lesson plan, students discuss The Story of Henry Box Brown and identify the location and functionality of the Underground Railroad. Students answer study questions about the stories and trace Henry Box Brown's escape route on a map.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Students use tall tales to learn about United States history and geography. In this tall tales lesson, students watch a dramatic re-enactment of tall tale characters. Students then discuss the history of tall tales and the exaggerated elements of the tales.
4th - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads
Geographical Study of the U.S.
Students research United States embassies and attacks. In this U.S. embassy lesson, students select a country where a U.S. Embassy is located and a location where an attack has occurred on U.S. soil or to U.S. citizens. Students research the two locations.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Sixth graders participate in a geography tag game that involves identifying the seven continents, U.S. states, and the countries of Europe. In teams representing the different geographical areas of the globe, they run to a base line when their areas are called out while another team tries to tag them.
6th Physical Education 6 Views 36 Downloads
A Timeline of Virginia History
Students explore the geography of the United States by researching Virginia. In this U.S. History lesson, students examine important dates and individuals that helped form Virginia into one of the more popular U.S. States. Students view a time-line PowerPoint presentation showcasing the events that have taken place since Virginia was created.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 23 Downloads
The Marshall Plan
Students investigate U.S. history by creating a timeline. In this U.S. Government instructional activity, students examine the Marshall Plan and collaborate in groups to create a timeline of the event. Students discuss the different timelines and how they came to their conclusions.
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 27 Downloads