United States Geography Teacher Resources

Find United States Geography lesson plans and worksheets
Showing 1 - 24 of 501 resources
11 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet

America from Scratch

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What if the people of the United States started over and, knowing what we know now about how things are working, redesigned the government created by the founding fathers? That's the central premise of the 11 resources in the American...
Lesson Planet

United States Geography

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Encourage reading for information with a text about United States geography. Kids read a short passage about the landforms in the United States, including mountain ranges and natural resources, and answer five reading comprehension...
Lesson Planet

Basic U.S. Geography

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Provide your 11th graders with a basic understanding of U.S. Geography. They label the state, regions, and boundaries found in the contiguous U.S. as well as Hawaii and Alaska. Then, they complete two Internet related activities. 
Lesson Planet

From Sea to Shining Sea: United State Geography Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Learners read a passage (included) about America, its land, and seas. Students think about the meanings of the words contrasts, vast, grasslands, fertile, bayous, glaciers, tundra, and plateaus. They label illustrations with the correct...
Lesson Planet

U.S. Geography Review

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore U.S. geography by planning a trip with classmates. In this mapping lesson, students examine a U.S. map and identify the different destinations they wish to visit, specifically sports arenas. Students utilize a calculator...
Lesson Planet

United States Geography: Crossword Puzzle

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography learning exercise, students use the 14 clues in order to fill in the crossword puzzle with the appropriate United States geography answers.
Lesson Planet

The Land

For Students 7th - 12th
Sixteen fill-in-the-blank sentences require choosing between two options to complete the statement about United States geography. While intended as a guided reading activity for an unnamed textbook, the handout remains useful as a pre-...
Lesson Planet

Where is Kansas?

For Teachers K
Students explore U.S. Geography by analyzing a map. In this state vs. country lesson, students utilize a U.S. map and locate the state of Kansas before researching the history and customs of the state. Students collaborate as a class to...
Lesson Planet

From Sea to Shining Sea

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students discover United States geography by completing a graph. In this agriculture lesson, students read assigned text regarding the food production of individual states in the country and their economic impact. Students complete a...
Lesson Planet

Dark Days on the Prairie

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore U.S. geography by researching agriculture. In this dust bowl lesson, students complete a cause and effect worksheet based upon the dust bowls that covered a large portion of Oklahoma and Texas in the early 1900's....
Lesson Planet

U.S. Geography: The West

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore the national parks of the American West. In this geography skills lesson, students watch "U.S. Geography: The West," and examine print and Internet sources about the national parks found there. Students feature their...
Lesson Planet

United States Geography

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars explore geography by researching the Internet in class. In this United States locations lesson, students examine maps on the Internet of the U.S. and complete several map labeling activities. Young scholars explore...
Lesson Planet

USA Regions

For Teachers 4th
The different geographic regions of the United States are the focus of this lesson. Learners research each of the five regions and create a PowerPoint presentation on each one. They discover how to effectively search for images and video...
Lesson Planet

Florida: U.S. Geography for Kids

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Florida geography worksheet, students locate and label the important features of Florida and create icons for the economy and culture of Florida.
Lesson Planet

The Geography of the United States

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Full of bright maps and interesting information, this presentation details U.S. Geography. Slides include basic facts about size, regions, topography, and demographics, as well as fascinating trivia about the United States, including...
Lesson Planet

The Great State!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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...
Lesson Planet

Where in the United States Are We?

For Teachers 5th
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...
Lesson Planet

Map of The USA Jigsaw Puzzle

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Encourage young learners to explore the United States with this printable map puzzle. A fun activity that engages children in learning US geography.
Lesson Planet

Our States, My State

For Teachers K - 1st
Here is a very nice instructional activity 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...
Lesson Planet

U.S. Geography: The South

For Teachers K - 5th
Young geographers complete a research project. They list the physical features found in the American South. They then discuss the economy, culture, and geography found in the South. They work in groups to research one of the five...
Lesson Planet

U.S. Lands and Regions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate U.S. Geography by viewing a slide-show demonstrating the different land types in the country.  For this Geography lesson, 6th graders analyze photographs of the United States and discuss the different people...
Lesson Planet

Geography of the Northeast

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore U.S. geography by examining maps in class. In this Northeast United States lesson, 4th graders view topography related maps of the United States and identify the Appalachians, White Mountains and Atlantic coast....
Lesson Planet

Texas, Our Texas

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore U.S. geography by completing a coloring activity in class. In this Texas history lesson, students utilize the web to locate Texas on a map of the U.S. Students view a PowerPoint presentation which showcases the state...
Lesson Planet

Geographic Regions of the United States

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students investigate the physical regions of America by analyzing images. In this U.S. Geography lesson, students read poetry about America and associate the words with a specific area or region of the U.S. Students view a group of...