Regions of the United States: Southeast region, Northeast region, Midwest region, Southwest Region, and West region.
This is a collection of all five complete units for teaching about the five regions of the United States. The listing contains units for each region:
**Updated Sept. 9/16 -- pack is now 156 pages with 20 countries, including other winter holidays such as Kwanzaa, Diwali, and Hanukkah.
**Updated Dec. 12/16 -- added an editable version of the scrapbook page so you may add your own countries. I will not be adding any more countries to the pack.
Are you looking for a way to make Social Studies more fun? Lapbooks and Fold-its are a great way to do just that! With these fold-its, you can create a cohesive mapping lapbook or add the fold-its to your student's social studies notebooks!
This file includes:
Me on the Map Shutterf
American History - This TOP SELLING 4th grade (also suitable for other grades that cover the same content) social studies interactive notebook Bundled Pack covers events leading to and surrounding the American Revolution all the way to Westward Expansion. Before that, it even touche
The Seven Continents! Exploring the 7 Continents has never been more exciting!
It's a Small World Continent Study is filled with over 35 activities to help your students gain a greater understanding of the seven continents.
This 130+ page unit is filled with great resources, posters,
Maps and Globes - A Printable Book for Introducing or Reviewing Map Skills -
Your students will practice following written instructions as they label, color, and draw on maps and globes in this printable book.
Concepts Included in this Book:
- Compass Rose
Rural Urban and Suburban - Rural, Urban, and Suburban Communities - This Rural, Urban, and Suburban Communities Lapbook is ENGAGING, FUN, and a packs a punch!
Get ready for some fun with this interactive Lapbook with Foldables to use with your lessons on Rural, Urban, and Suburban Communities!!
Do you need exciting and engaging social studies materials to teach maps, communities, and continents? This unit has over 80 pages of activities, reading informational text passages, and interactive notebook options that your students can do! This maps, continents, and communities social studies unit
Maps– Geography for the Primary Grades: PowerPoint Slideshow and Printables for Kindergarten and First Grade
Teach your geography standards with these map skills activities that are sure to engage your students!
Learning about community will be an interactive and memorable experience as your students create a keepsake scrapbook full of their own drawings, magazine cut outs, photos, and more!
Activities and pages included in this rockin' project:
1. Adorable cover page :)
This is an integrated language arts and social studies mini-unit. That is perfect for your students to learn how to read a map, find their place on a map, and follow directions using a compass. The activities in this packet are based on the book, Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney.
Interactive notebooks are widely used in classroom. If you were to walk in mine today, you would see interactive notebooks for reading, math, and science. The purpose behind these notebooks is to keep students organized and assist in synthesizing lessons taught. It’s common to see vocabulary, notes,
Make learning about geography come to life with this landform and map skills unit for young learners! Your students will have the opportunity to explore the landforms that shape our Earth, as well as beginning map skills. This unit contains a variety of printables, projects, crafts, and much more. Yo
Here are the long-awaited templates and step-by-step directions for the Me on the Map Circle Map Project I originally posted on my blog http://finallyinfirst.blogspot.com/2011/02/me-on-map.html.
But that is not all! This 40 page map unit includes ideas, projects, and printables covering the followi
Lapbooks are a great way to get students learning when they don't even know they are learning! This pack includes all interactive and hands on activities to teach continents and oceans. The best part is you can also use this pack as an interactive notebook or simply use the foldables to reinforce the
Complete natural resource unit! Anchor charts with pictures and definitions, thinking maps, folables, interactive notebook pieces, and a mini reader! Included in this set:
-Anchor charts and posters
-Tree map picture sort
-Interactive notebook piece
-Man-made or nature made foldable
Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Sorting is a freebie from Laura Candler that helps students understand the differences between these three concepts by having them sort examples into categories. Students work with a partner or cooperative learning team to review the definitions of these terms and
This pack is over 100 pages of U.S. region fun!!! The 5 regions included are the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, and West. For each region, I've included an interactive book filled with lots of information, a word search, craft, different writing activities to go along with the craft, and a
Here are 2 Map Skills performance tasks that I created and used with my first grade students this year when we completed our unit. We actually did a practice run creating a map of our classroom early in the unit so they had experience doing something very similar to this.
Updated 7/2016 with new BW
This EDITABLE Me on the Map book is a great way for your students to understand about their place in the world!
Included are both PRINTABLE and EDITABLE forms.
Maps and Globes
This is the perfect unit for your teaching on Maps, Globes, and Where We Live. I have packed some great resources in this unit!!!
You will get a 2 PAGE FREEBIE when you download the preview!!!
Download the preview to see every page in the unit!!!!
Table of Contents
Pg. 2-13 Posters
Do your students need practice with map skills? Do they need engaging activities to help them learn key vocabulary and directions? If so, this unit is perfect for them!
Map Skills Practice:
Zoo - Using a Map Key to Place Objects on a Map
In the Neighborhood - Answering Questions a
Geography Map Skills Unit with Lapbook or interactive notebook pages! A complete unit for teaching about basic map skills. Over 70 pages!
This Geography Map Skills Unit includes an 8--page informational text. This complex text will provide your students with info
This is a collection of biomes and landform images.
Scenes include: Arctic, beach, city, countryside, desert, forest, mountains, ocean, pond, prairie, rainforest, savanna, tropics, tundra, and volcano.
Using map skills they've learned in class, students must design their own amusement park. Students must include map elements such as scale, a legend, symbols and more! They must also write about and explain their "best" ride. One of my students' favourite projects!
I encourage the students to pick a
**Per customer request this unit has been updated to include a Christmas in the United States fact sheet and craftivity as well as a Christmas in Canada fact sheet, elf letter, and craftivity! Updated on 12/11/12 **
This 15-20 day unit was created as a way to combine our Christmas around the world
This six-page document contains blank copies of a town map, a compass rose, map title, and map key. Students will demonstrate their understanding of cardinal and intermediate directions when filling out the compass rose. Students can show their creativity when coming up with a map title and map key
This unit includes:
Anchor posters for maps, map keys, compass rose and scale.
3 mapping activities
1 Poem with several different activities for the week.
2 mini books (One on synonyms and the other on vocabulary using context clues)
2 Literacy Centers: verb tenses and long vowel sort
2 Math Centers
This set contains all of the images shown.
The collection contains 48 images. 24 color and the same 24 in B&W.
Zoo images: brown bear, flamingo, polar bear, elephant, peacock, sea lion, panda, snake, monkey, lion, zebra, penguin, giraffe, crocodile, rock, enclosures, cage, tree, zoo entrance an
Looking for a mapping lesson for your students? This pack is a great introduction to a maps, map symbols, map keys, and learning how to use a compass rose.
This pack includes:
* 1 town map (a colored version & black and white version) The black and white map symbols are different than the col
This is a first grade friendly emergent reader about the continents and ocean. Students will be able to read one fact about each of the continents and the oceans. Picture clues will help with text.
There are 7 continents in the world.
North America is made up of mostly 3 big countries.
There are a
Get creative with these colorful pictures of rooms in a house. Add people and/or other images to make them come to life! The set includes a living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, laundry room, front of house, back yard, playroom and a dog house.
This set contains all of the images sh
Get your little globetrotters excited about landforms with this engaging bundle!
Use the posters to introduce landforms to your students, and have them make their own Globetrotter's Guide to Landforms. Don't feel limited by the clipart, blank templates allow you add your own!
Landforms activity. Learning about Landforms and Bodies of Water will be TONS of FUN! These Landforms and Bodies of Water Flip Flap Books™ are engaging and Interactive!
Get your students ready to try something New, Different, and Interactive!
These Landforms and Bodies of Water Flip-Flap Books™ all
Map Skills: Me on the map - Hi teachers! Are you beginning to teach your kiddos map skills? Well this unit might be just what you need. There are tons of activities included just take a look below:
Maps of the World: Identify Continents
Maps of the Word: Identify Oceans
In this resource, students learn basic map and globe skills written specifically for very young children. A teacher’s book featuring full color photographs to explain the skills is used to introduce the topics. Black line pages are included for students to create their own map skills book.
Map Skills activity. Learning about Map Skills is FUN! Get ready to have your students hone in on those map skills as they complete this All About Maps Flip-Flap Book™!
Included in this unit is:
* 1 M-A-P-S Flip Flap Book™ - The students will have the opportunity to demonstrate what they have lear
Geography skills are organized into one place for students to learn, manipulate, and study with this Interactive notebook. *The parents of my students LOVE this notebook when it comes time for their child to study for a test. *My students love making them!! You can either add each concept throughout
This is a set of animals of the rainforest.
Images included in this set are:
anaconda, ant, gorilla, butterfly, orangutan, panda, parrot, toucan, piranha, tiger, red eyed tree frog, rainforest leaves & rainforest sign.
32 images (16 in color and the same 16 in B&W)
Images saved at 300dpi in
This interactive Powerpoint introduces students to basic map skills, engaging students through practicing identifying key features on different maps. The last slide includes an fill-in-the-blank informal assessment.
-use cardinal and intermediate directions to locate places on
This book will help students understand the importance of map skills and give them a basic understanding of where they're located in relation to the world. Students will be introduced to the following words:
It's very simple and fun to do with students an
Maps and Globes.....and landforms too! Before you read about this notebook, let me tell you about my SS interactive notebook bundle....For a limited time, I am offering this notebook pack in a bundled pack with all of my other social studies notebook packs at a reduced price. You ca
A collection of Children from different countries around the world: Africa, Brazil, Canada, USA, Germany, China, Holland, France, India, Italy, Japan, UK, Russia, Spain, Mexico and a 'Children Of The World' sign.
These cartoon-like children are dressed in clothes that have some connection to their co
This Flat Stanley Project Packet includes everything you need to do the mailing project with your class!
a detailed letter to parents describing the project
a project letter to be sent to participators with Flat Stanley
a Where in the World Have You Been, Flat Stanley journal
This continents and oceans geography resource includes a student book created for classroom or homeschool use when studying the seven continents and five major oceans. A cover page, label by number student maps, and pages picturing an outline of each of the 7 continents where students are asked to la
We're on Safari! This set is packed with animals, kids and items you might need for a Safari. Animals include buffalo, chimp, meerkat, elephant, zebra, hippo, giraffe, gazelle, lion, lioness, hippo, crocodile and vulture. The collection also includes kids, jeeps, compass, camera, backpack, tree, map
This is a Project Based Learning (PBL) activity! Great resource for teaching Landforms and map skills in your Social Studies classroom! What could be more fun than creating your own island to hide your pirate treasure? Have your students design their own Treasure Map and Island while using their know