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New Review Introduction to World of Geography Test
Assess your learners on the five themes of geography and the most important key terms and concepts from an introductory geography unit. Here you'll find an assessment with 15 fill-in-the-blank and 14 multiple-choice questions, sections for labeling a globe and map projects, and two final essay questions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 160 Views 118 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review A President's Vision: George Washington
Who knew that one poster about George Washington could have so many learning possibilities attached to it? Here you'll find an attractive learning display on the first president of the United States, as well as worksheets and other extension activities to support analyzing the images on the poster and additional research.
5th - 11th Social Studies & History 24 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Baseball Challenge - Basic Geography Skills
A fabulous presentation/activity based on geography. The author has designed a "baseball game" where batters advance to the next base if they correctly answer a multiple choice question about geography. Geographic terms are used, along with a wide variety of other geographic skills.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 68 Views 158 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 17 Views 122 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 13 Views 79 Downloads
Explore Your State With Maps
Students create maps of their own state using information from the National Geographic "MapMachine" website. They draw and label features on a blank map of their state, discuss the geographic features of their state, and create a state map from memory.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 17 Views 44 Downloads
50 States: New England States
Students 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 20 Views 91 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 9 Views 14 Downloads
N is for Natural State
For any pupils who live in the state of Arkansas, this would be a fabulous educational experience to help them get to know their state better. Through the use of activities in literature, art, mathematics, science, social studies, and technology, third and fourth graders study the great natural resources and open spaces of the state of Arkansas.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Symbols of Our State: Arkansas
Here are a series of lessons designed to assist early elementary learners to discover the symbols of Arkansas. They learn about the state flag, insect, state seal, state bird, flower, tree, and gem. A booklet (emedded in the plan), is completed as a culminating activity.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 26 Views 21 Downloads
Arkansas is Our State: Differentiating Between a State and a Country
An ambitious geography instructional activity is geared toward kindergartners. They discover what the differences are between states and countries. They look at maps of Arkansas, and learn what the shapes and lines mean. Additionally, they create a State of Arkansas necklace to finish things up.
K Social Studies & History 6 Views 9 Downloads
The Arkansas State Flag
Young historians take a look at the history of the Arkansas state flag. Pupils color, cut, and paste together their own versions of the flag. They learn about the meaning of the flag's colors, and what the various symbols on the flag represent.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 14 Views 33 Downloads
Lesson 1: What Is Geography?
Your class members will become experts on the five themes of geography (location, place, movement, region, human/environment) with this resource, which includes designing a Wordle based on prior knowledge, a discussion, an online interactive, and creating a foldable book.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 244 Views 217 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Rename That State!
As Shakespeare famously wrote, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet," but can the same be said for a state? In this elementary geography lesson, students are assigned specific states to research using the information they find to come up with new and improved names for them.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fifty Nifty United States
Students participate in a variety of state-related activities. They read various books about the fifty states, create a travel brochure about a selected state, conduct research on famous people from their own state, and create a collage about different climates and areas of the U.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 12 Views 43 Downloads
Nature and Place Names in Arkansas
Middle schoolers examine the way that many place names in Arkansas came to be. By looking at Arkansas highway maps, they find names that come from the characteristics of each of the state's six geographical divisions. This interesting lesson plan will leave learners with a much better sense of the six divisions of Arkansas, and it will familiarize them with the state's geography.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 13 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
New Review The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational text, comprehension and discussion questions, images, and map activities.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 30 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Play Doh Map of Your State
Young scholars 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. Young scholars use four colors to represent topographical features, then label the important cities, rivers, and lakes.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 4 Downloads