Characteristics of Regions of Virginia
Students explore and identify the characteristics and locations of the five regions of Virginia. They research different cities and their features. Students create a map of the region they selected.
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Landmarks in West Virginia
Students research the landmarks of West Virginia. In this West Virginia lesson, students read about landmarks, historic places, and historic markers in the West Virginia Encyclopedia. They work in groups of 3 and teach their fellow group...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Affects of Geography on Colonial Cultures
Sixth graders examine the effects of geography on the development of culture. They discuss how geography can affect the lifestyles and development of a society's culture. Students examine the geography and climate of New England and the...
6th Social Studies & History
Box in a Closet: Introduction to Europe and Russia
Students explore Europe and Russia. In this primary source analysis lesson, students locate documents and images about the continent and the country from a mystery box created by their instructor using sources from the Library of...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History