United States Geography Teacher Resources
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The First Texans
Fourth graders explore U.S. history by identifying Native American culture. In this Texas history lesson plan, 4th graders read assigned text discussing the Native Americans who first inhabited Texas. Students utilize the web to identify tools and food used by the Native Americans and later answer study questions.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 28 Downloads
Living Swamps, Bayous and Forests
Third graders explore interesting environments by exploring Louisiana. In this wetland lesson, 3rd graders utilize the web to research the State of Louisiana, the bayous in the area, and the Gulf of Mexico. Students write a journal entry using a word processing program describing the environmental impacts on swamps, bayous and forests.
3rd Science 4 Views 0 Downloads
Know Your Area
Students investigate transit by analyzing their school surroundings. In this local geography lesson, students identify their school in relation to the rest of their state, country and globe. Students discuss their personal travel habits to school and which ways would be the most effective and safe.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
The 50 States
Learners identify the location of a drawn state, compare population sizes from various states and learn the state bird, flag, and location on the map. This ambitious lesson plan has websites imbedded in the plan for students to access during their research.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Students use tall tales to learn about United States history and geography. In this tall tales instructional activity, 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
Rockin' Round New York State
Young scholars 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 9 Views 14 Downloads
A Great Place To Live
Third graders explore U.S. geography by creating a written document in class. In this travel brochure lesson plan, 3rd graders identify interesting locations within a specific state and discuss in which city they would prefer to live. Students utilize a map to visualize their location and create a travel brochure to share their research with the class.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 41 Downloads
Arkansas History Lesson Plan: Identifying Arkansas on a Map
Students investigate their hometown of Arkansas. In this U.S. Geography lesson, students identify Arkansas on a map and distinguish it form the other states. Students investigate the history, state line, and personal experiences that make Arkansas special to them.
K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Across the United States- Home Learning Activity
In this home-school United States map worksheet, 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 6 Views 40 Downloads
Discovering American Symbols
Help youngsters get to know their states and capitals, explore their own country, and study American symbolism. They take a "trip" across America collecting symbols, images, and information about each state as they go (through text and Internet research).
3rd Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 Downloads
Mystery State #32
There is no better way to start a lesson, than with a good problem-solving activity. Give your class the chance to see if they can use each of the five clues to determine the name of mystery state number 32. Hint: It's the eastern most prairie state and is home to a famous car race.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Mystery State # 39
Which state will be the answer to the five clues today? After considering each clue, learners will name the mystery state. If your class can determine which state was home to Chief Sitting Bull, they'll be able to answer South Dakota.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
U.S. Geography: The Midwest
Young scholars research agricultural products of the Midwest. In this Midwest instructional activity, 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 9 Views 37 Downloads