United States Geography Teacher Resources
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Maps Can Help Us
First graders explore the geography of Montana by analyzing geographic maps of the area. In this Native American reservation lesson, 1st graders discuss the similarities and differences between reservations in the state of Montana. Students organize these differences by completing a Venn Diagram.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Landmarks of the Underground Railroad
Young scholars explore Civil Rights by reading several books in class. In this Underground Railroad activity, students discuss The Story of Henry Box Brown and identify the location and functionality of the Underground Railroad. Young scholars 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
What's Your Angle?
Students examine The New York Times' coverage of immigrants' rights in order to gain an understanding of how different news angles function. They assess the angles of different news media outlets, such as television, radio, and Internet "blogs"
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 23 Downloads
Take Me To Your National Park
Students describe the purposes of national parks as a part of our American heritage. They identify and describe important national park sites in a specific state. They write a journal entry or paragraph about why national parks are important.
6th - 8th Science 9 Views 21 Downloads
Students determine the type of environment that would help to inspire their creativity. After reading an article, they discover the transformation of Sedan, Kansas. They create a piece of art inspired by the surrounding environment and write a reflection on why they chose the subject they did.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Students are members of teams traveling and exploring the Pacific States Region of the United States via the Internet. Each team travels virtually to its destination to become experts on geography, history, tourism, nature, and economics.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 12 Views 35 Downloads
A State By Any Other Name
Learning about the fifty states can be motivating. After listening to books, pupils discuss and learn about the nicknames of various states. This is an interesting way to review the locations and characteristics of the states.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
West Virginia Vocabulary Word Jumble
Do you live in West Virginia? Give your learners this fun word jumble to unscramble. Different words associated with the state are included like Beckley, cardinal, Knotts, and rifles. It's a great resource to include if your school has a Civil War day.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 10 Downloads
The Nifty Fifty- Facts and Figures
Learners explore an assigned state. In this United States geography lesson, students identify facts and figures related to a particular state. Learners use the Internet for research and create a PowerPoint presentation displaying these facts.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
A "Boring" Lesson in Geography
Young geographers will enjoy this entertaining lesson on maps. You choose ten of the unusual town names that your students found and provide activities that challenge your charges to apply their newfound geography skills. A worthwhile lesson!
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads