California Geography Bundle of 8 COMPLETE Lessons

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California Geography is a Common Core and State Standard-aligned Resource with 8 COMPLETE Content-Based lessons of Nonfiction Informational Text. For less than $2.75 per lesson, we've packed this Bundle with a balanced mix of engaging higher and lower level hands-on activities that students need to learn about California Geography:

• Questions after each lesson to assess Informational Text Comprehension
• Thought-Provoking Discussion Questions to stimulate Critical Thinking
• Reference Map Skills using Cardinal and Intermediate Directions
• Latitude and Longitude Mapping activities
• Grid Maps using Number/Letter pairs on a Coordinate Grid
• Thematic Map Skills utilizing colors and symbols
• Vocabulary activities and quizzes

In addition, students will complete a short Research Project to create a California Travel Brochure-all research material and pictures included!

California Geography places a heavy emphasis on Mapping Skills, taking students on a journey through the five Regions of the United States before bringing them home to California Regions, California Water Resources, and California Points of Interest.

Each of the 8 California Geography lessons requires students to create Reference and Thematic maps based on Cardinal and Intermediate Directions, Latitude and Longitude, Number and Letter Coordinates, and Grid Systems.

Lesson 1: Northeast Region (Cardinal/Intermediate directions; Latitude/Longitude)
Lesson 2: Middle West Region (Number/Letter Coordinates; Grid Systems)
Lesson 3: Southeast Region (Cardinal/Intermediate Directions)
Lesson 4: Southwest Region (Latitude/Longitude)
Lesson 5: West Region (Cardinal/Intermediate Directions; Number Coordinates)
Lesson 6: California Regions (Thematic Map)
Lesson 7: California Water Resources (Thematic Map)
Lesson 8: California Points of Interest (Reference Maps)

We've included a context-appropriate California Geography Glossary, Answer Pages, and Grading Rubrics for the higher level activities.

Download the California Geography Preview to see the complete Table of Contents, Lesson Plans, State Standard and Common Core Alignment, and sample lessons and California Geography activities.

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CALIFORNIA HISTORY BUNDLE OF SEVEN LESSONS

CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY BUNDLE OF NINE LESSONS

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California Geography Bundle of 8 COMPLETE Lessons
California Geography Bundle of 8 COMPLETE Lessons
California Geography Bundle of 8 COMPLETE Lessons
California Geography Bundle of 8 COMPLETE Lessons