Five Themes of Geography
High schoolers 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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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
Mini Lesson: Theme
How adept are your pupils at determining the theme of a fictional text? Review what a theme is (and what it is not) before launching into some practice with a quick lesson. After taking a look at how to create a theme statement for a...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Walking the Five Themes - Your Community to Ours
Students in two classrooms share information about their communities in classrooms throughout the year. In groups, they identify the physical and human characteristics of each area and how they change through time. They also discover the...
2nd - 12th Social Studies & History
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
Comparing Populations Through Arkansas History Using The 5 Themes of Geography
Geographers study the six natural divisions of Arkansas on a relief map and its population diversity throughout history using the five themes of geography. They identify settlement patterns associated with the six natural divisions of...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History