United States Landforms
In this United States physical map instructional activity, students examine the physical features of the country noted on this map. This map is not labeled.
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New Review Wells Fargo History Museum: Curriculum Guide
Learn about the California Gold Rush from an institution that has been in place since the early days of the American West: Wells Fargo History Museum. From domain-specific vocabulary review to group research projects, an expansive packet...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Landforms and Resources of the United States and Canada
In this North American geography instructional activity, students read about the physical features and resources of the United States and Canada. Students take notes and answer 3 short answer comprehension questions as they read the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The 3-D Map Project
After choosing a continent or state, young geographers will draw outline maps and create a three-dimensional map of their chosen areas using flour and salt dough. This resource includes project guidelines, construction instructions, and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Five Themes of Geography
Help young scholars find their place in this world with this collection of geography materials. Whether they are writing down information in the flippable note-taking guide, or identifying the five themes of geography in sample postcard...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Settlement Patterns of the United States
Students examine the conditions that affected the way people settled in the United States. Using maps, they examine the topography and climate of different locations and determine the factors that do and do not allow settlement to occur....
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Facts, Fictions and Perceptions of Regions
Students examine the different characteristics of the regions of the United States. They discuss places they have visited in the U.S., and in small groups conduct research on a selected region of the U.S. Each group labels a map of...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
From Claws to Jaws: Atlantic Regions of the United States
Students explore New England, Mid-Atlantic, and southeastern regions of the United States. In this social studies thematic unit, students research a state and make a regional quilt. Students wrte a book report and read two novels whose...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History