Students examine the geography and culture of Mongolia. Individually, they cut out cut-outs of animals to place on their maps and label the grasslands and desert areas. They locate major cities and rivers along with vegetation.
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Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Culture Connect: Experience the Culture of the World
Approach multiculturalism with this rich series of activities that will introduce your learners to the concept of culture by closely examining the behaviors, practices, and art of three distinct peoples—the Highland Maya of Guatemala,...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Being There: Exploring China And Japan
Students discover the culture, society, geography, and history of Asia through games, food, art, and literature in this multi-day lesson about China and Japan. An exciting lesson for upper-elementary or lower-middle school classrooms.
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Will Smog be a Problem at the Olympic Games?
Students locate China on a world map, then read a news article about pollution in Beijing. In this current events lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion about smog and a vocabulary activity, then students read...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Put the Mountains on the Map
Students discuss what they know about the regions where snow leopards live. They observe the worksheets to see if they can identify any of the mountain ranges and then use atlases to check and complete the country identification worksheet.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Weeping Camel: How Do Rituals Compare?
Students explore ancient rituals of the Mayans, Mongolians and people of Borneo and compare them with rituals that are performed today. They view and discuss a National Geographic video and two National Geographic articles then create a...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History