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The Geography of Folk Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring your traditional lesson on folk tales to the next level by combining it with a review of the five themes of geography! Pupils practice analyzing a story from a foreign country, apply their knowledge of the five themes, draw a map...
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Tooling Around Arizona: Reading Arizona Maps

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners research Arizona maps. In this map lesson, students discuss map titles, scales, directions, elevation, and symbols. The class will examine topography, landforms, and rivers found on an Arizona map.
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Paint My Counties: Map Coloring the Counties of Arizona

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify the counties of Arizona. In this social studies instructional activity, 4th graders color a county map of Arizona using the fewest number of colors possible. Students write a persuasive paragraph.
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Maize to Maquiladoras: Movement from Mexico to Arizona

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders label maps of Arizona and Mexico to show the people, goods, and ideas that have moved between the two places. In this Arizona and Mexico lesson plan, 4th graders summarize the effects of the movement on Arizona life.
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Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 1: Mapping Biotic Communities

For Teachers 6th - 10th
As part of a unit on Arizona's biotic communities, young ecology learners create a map. They describe how humans and animals adapt in their habitat. They take notes and create graphic organizers from articles they read. Beautiful maps,...
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Geography A to Z: The Letter G

For Students 4th - 6th
Using clues to answer questions is a way to increase deductive reasoning skills. Kids answer seven geography clues with answers all starting with the letter G. A great way to test world geography or warm up the class.
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Map Your State: Regions of Arizona

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders define vocabulary and locate physical features on maps.  In this mapping lesson, 4th graders explore regions of Arizona through landforms found on topographic maps.  Students research the history and culture of the...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in a series of lessons about Arizona. They perform experiments and participate in activities across the curriculum. They perform research on websites imbedded in this plan to complete a variety of tasks.
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Maize to Maquiladoras: Movement from Mexico to Arizona

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners label maps of Arizona and Mexico of the products that moved from one place to another. In this Arizona and Mexico lesson plan, students also summarize the effects of the movement on life in Arizona.
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The Three Parts of Arizona

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate and identify the main geographic parts of Arizona. They analyze a map and discuss the state flower and bird, how to use a compass rose, and identify the main geographic parts on the Arizona map. Next, they...
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World Geography: Global Interdependence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to discuss the theory of climate change. They identify examples of how climate change impacts the earth's geo-spheres. Students are able to use the example of climate change to describe the interdependence of the...
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State Notebooking Pages

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
When learning about US geography, it can hard to remember facts about 50 different states. Help your young scholars organize all of this information with a collection of easy-to-use note-taking guides.
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Divide your geography class into groups and have each research an assigned region. The result of this project is a regional magazine that addresses the five themes of geography. Many valuable resource links are embedded into the page...
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Literature Based Unit Study with Printables for Humphrey, The Lost Whale

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Turn your lesson on Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall's Humphrey, The Lost Whale into a cross-curricular unit in science, language arts, social studies, art, and math. Various printables guide young readers through the geography and facts of...
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Do Some Research: US Geography

For Students 5th - 6th
Teach your students about research procedures in this activity, which prompts them to find the answer to a question about the position of Utah to Arizona. After completing internet or library research, students write a short report (1-2...
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Arizona Acrostic Poem

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Arizona acrostic poem activity, students write a poem about the state of Arizona. Students use the letters in ARIZONA to begin each new line of poetry.
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Arizona State Quarter

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Arizona worksheet, students analyze a picture of the state quarter of Arizona. Using the information on the coin, students answer 5 short answer questions.
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Quilt? What Quilt? I Don't See a Quilt!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze maps and cultures of major cities in the state of Arizona and designate different regions within the state according to geography and economy.
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Colorado River in Arizona

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The Arizona Fish and Game Department has produced this introductory video on the Colorado River. During its length, quite a bit of information is passed along, such as the fish who live in the river, the variety of people who use the...
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For Teachers 4th - 12th
Using GPS units, small groups participate in a scavenger hunt to find an object that you have hidden. They use coordinates for stopping points along a pre-planned path to get to the final cache. This is a terrific activity to include in...
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Topographic Maps Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
In this geography skills worksheet, students respond to 37 multi-part questions that require them to read and interpret topographic maps.
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The Grand Canyon: How It Formed

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The formation of the Grand Canyon is the focus of this earth science video. Although the video is old, the narrator does a fantastic job, along with the help of some clear graphics, of explaining the geologic forces that contributed to...
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The Five Themes of Geography

For Students 7th - 9th
In this geography skills worksheet, students respond to 18 fill in the blank and short answer questions about the 5 geography themes.
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Play Doh Map of Your State

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students 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. Students use four colors...

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