Review of Geographical Concepts
Fifth graders use maps and various map skills to decipher a variety of clues designed to lead them to the hidden criminal, Wandering Wanda. They gain practice in using latitude, longitude, the compass rose and major zones on the map.
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The Geography of Folk Tales
Bring your traditional lesson on folk tales to the next level by combining it with a review of the five themes of geography! Pupils practice analyzing a story from a foreign country, apply their knowledge of the five themes, draw a map...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Esperanza Rising - Anticipation Guide
Learn about Mexican culture while simultaneously strengthening reading, writing and computer skills. In order to get the most out of Esperanza Rising, pupils should have prior knowledge of Mexican culture. Therefore, there are links to a...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
What Do Maps Show?: Lesson 1 Introduction to Maps
Students brainstorm a list of the different types of maps they have seen or used. Using the activity sheet, they look through a social studies book to find all the maps and to determine what they are used for. Using a poster, they review...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Global Perceptions: How Your Students View the World
Students examine their own perceptions and attitudes about places around the world. Using their mental maps, they compare and contrast it with a world map from different periods in history. They review the various types of map...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History