River Systems

This River Systems unit also includes:

Scholars must react to the ecosystems of a river. They use inquiry-based learning along with maps and visuals to better understand the impact of rivers on everyday life. To finish, they create final written projects and presentations. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Create survival teams and assign presentations based on a world river like the Nile, Amazon, Mississippi, etc.
  • Place large maps and photos of world rivers in the classroom for the duration of the unit
Classroom Considerations

  • Unit is designed for 10 days
  • GRAPES materials should be kept in central location each day of use

  • Resource contains printable maps, worksheets, and documents for classroom use
  • Lessons include pacing guides for the 10 days worth of instruction

  • None