Teaching the Five Themes of Geography Using the Newspaper

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Don't miss over 30 pages of activities designed support critical thinking and practical application of the five themes of geography. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • For activities that require referencing a newspaper, consider introducing technology to find news events, as well as supplementing with lessons on primary/secondary analysis
Classroom Considerations

  • While the title references use of a newspaper, many of the activities do not necessitate it
  • Note that this collection is meant to support your teaching of the five themes of geography; they are not lessons designed to teach each specific theme
Pros

  • Fantastic collection of project/activity ideas, organized according to the five themes
  • Several of the worksheets are immediately ready to hand out to students
Cons

  • None