Five Themes of Geography
Students conduct research to determine why geography is important and how it provides information regarding many aspects of the world. They investigate the hemispheres, longitude, latitude and absolute location.
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Who's Up for the Olympic Challenge?:Integrating the 5 Themes of Geography with Olympic Bids
Young scholars explore geographical themes. In this problem solving geography lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation about the Vancouver/Whistler Olympic bid. Young scholars analyze Vancouver as an Olympic site looking at...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
100 People: Global Issues Through Our Lens
If the world were 100 people...17 would not have access to safe drinking water, 18 would not be able to read or write, and 52 would not have a primary education. Using the theme of "100 people," this resource explores other major issues...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Their Eyes Were Watching God: Themes of the Novel
Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God presents three strong central themes: a woman's voice, race, and religion. After finishing the novel for homework the night before, kids address these themes in a discussion and writing...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Hershey and the World: The 5 Themes of Geography and Google Earth
Students invsestigate cocoa producing regions in the world. In this geography skills lesson, students examine how the 5 themes of geography affect the Hershey Chocolate Company as they compare and contrast cocoa production in America,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar
How did Islam become the religious and organizing principle for one of the largest empires in the world? Invite your learners to discover the rich history and evolution of the religion, as well as its major tenets in the Five Pillars of...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
We Sing America
Pair the famous poems "I Hear America Singing," by Walt Whitman, and "I, Too, Sing America," by Langston Hughes, with a more recent poem by Elizabeth Alexander called "Praise Song for the Day" to demonstrate a theme and introduce your...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed