Lesson Plan

The Seven Continents Scavenger Hunt

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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.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Review how to work with Google Earth—especially the tools
  • Pose activity questions on a classroom blog 
Classroom Considerations
  • Visit the library to check out, or download onto your mobile learning device, the story Where is my Continent? by Robin Nelson
  • Schedule time in the computer lab or on mobile learning devices when technology is required
  • Pupils should be familiar with Google Earth
  • Cooperative learning strategies are embedded throughout the lesson 
  • Directions are provided for both whole class or small group implementation 
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