In this North America study guide activity, students discover details about the climate and products of the continent.
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Exploration of North America
Use the text Exploration of North America for this four-day lesson plan. Young readers are guided through this book with various activities designed for learners to focus on making connections, questions, inferences, summaries, etc. Each...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
The Seven Continents Scavenger Hunt
Who doesn't enjoy an engaging scavenger hunt? Here, scholars listen to, and discuss, the informative text, Where is my Continent? by Robin Nelson. They then explore the seven continents and four major oceans using Google Earth.
1st - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Inuits and Native Americans: Constructing Comparisons
Students investigate the culture of the Inuit indians and make comparisons to the native tribes of America. They conduct research in small groups and concentrate on the geographical location of the tribe in order to speculate about the...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Discovering The Topic: Inferring and Confirming Using Evidence
Allow your class to figure out what they will be studying through an inquiry-based anticipatory set that involves analysis of mystery documents and practice with making inferences. The lesson document includes a detailed description of...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Comparing North Carolina and Texas
Provide your class with a motivating way to engage in a compare and contrast activity. The activity creatively employs a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast aspects of Texas and North Carolina. Not only could this lesson be adjusted to...
5th Social Studies & History