Learning About My Community
Third graders examine maps of their community and discuss how it has changed over time. They identify natural resources and how the layout of their community is important to using those resources. They use the four cardinal directions.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
I've Been Working on the Railroad
Third graders investigate the transcontinental railroad. In this geography lesson, 3rd graders name the continents, oceans, and equator. Students label maps and show the cardinal directions. Students read books and sing songs about the...
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Changes in a City Over Time
Investigate the growth and development of New York City with the final lesson in this four-part series on skyscrapers. Learners first explore the concept of urban growth by looking closely at a series of three paintings made of Wall...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Spark interest and enhance your pupils' map skills using Matteo Pericoli's book, See the City: the Journey of Manhattan Unfurled. Through Pericoli's illustrations and text, learners explore the East and West side of Manhattan. Then,...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Alike and Different: The Middle East and the United States
Students compare maps of the Middle East using National Geographic's Hot Spot: Iraq, and a map of their own region, looking for similar features. They fill in and label their own blank outline maps of the Middle East and the United States.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History