United States Geography Teacher Resources
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The Marshall Plan
Learners investigate U.S. history by creating a timeline. In this U.S. Government lesson plan, students examine the Marshall Plan and collaborate in groups to create a timeline of the event. Learners discuss the different timelines and how they came to their conclusions.
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 28 Downloads
Rivers of Oregon
Fifth graders identify the rivers in Oregon and study their importance to the state. In this Oregon rivers activity, 5th graders journal their experiences in Oregon rivers. Students draw a map including two of Oregon's rivers and then work in groups to research the importance of one of the rivers to Oregon's history.
5th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Zoom In: Richmond Bridge
Students explore U.S. history by analyzing architecture. For this Virginia geography lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation of images from Virginia including the Richmond Bridge Students discuss the bridge's importance and how the end of the Civil War benefited the United States.
K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Plotting Slave Population Density in Connecticut in the 1700's
Tenth graders explore slavery in the U.S. by researching the web. In this U.S. history instructional activity, 10th graders identify the geography of Connecticut and the overall involvement the state had in the slavery process. Students view data of the slave populations and categorize the areas of Connecticut based on these statistics.
10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Egg Hunt Lesson
Fourth graders explore religious holidays by participating in an egg hunt. In this Easter lesson, 4th graders review the different U.S. states and capitols before completing a geography egg hunt activity. Students read geographic clues to aid them during the hunt.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
The 50 States
Students 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 has websites imbedded in the plan for students to access during their research.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
America Will Be
High schoolers work together to research and create different types of maps of the United States to be used as part of a geography trivia game.Groups research North American annual rainfall, climate, mountain ranges major rivers and state borders.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
U.S. Political Map
In this political map activity, students use the map of the United States and the 7 cities to measure the straight-line distance between the cities. Students add the total number of miles traveled and write their answers in the spaces.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 61 Downloads
Finding Your Way in North Carolina
Fourth graders examine the geography of North Carolina by examining directions. In this U.S. mapping activity, 4th graders identify the three North Carolina regions and locate landmarks on a map. Students collaborate in groups to create directions in and around North Carolina.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 20 Downloads
Agriculture Cares for the World
Students explore world geography by analyzing agriculture. In this dietary habits instructional activity, students discuss the role parents play in their children's diet and where the food comes from. Students write agricultural research paragraphs and complete worksheets which demonstrate their understanding of agriculture in the U.
2nd - 5th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
The First Texans
Fourth graders explore U.S. history by identifying Native American culture. In this Texas history lesson, 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
States And Shapes
Students work together and investigate the shapes of 50 states. They identify the states that they find hardest to recognize. The group then list the states in order from most difficult to just difficult to recognize and create a presentation.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 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 3 Views 0 Downloads
Johnny Appleseed Walkabout
Second graders practice using different math functions by exploring the life of Johnny Appleseed. In this measurement lesson, 2nd graders discuss Johnny Appleseed, where he came from and where he traveled in his life. Students utilize their measuring skills to add up the mileage of all his trips.
2nd Math 4 Views 10 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