Colorado Geography is a Common Core and State Standard-aligned Resource with 8 COMPLETE Content-Based Nonfiction Informational Text lessons. For less than $2.90 per lesson, we've packed this Bundle with engaging hands-on activities that students need to learn about Colorado 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 Colorado Travel Brochure-all research material and pictures included!
Colorado 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 Colorado Regions, Colorado Water Resources, and Colorado Points of Interest.
Each of the 8 Colorado 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.
Northeast Region (Cardinal/Intermediate directions; Latitude/Longitude)
Middle West Region (Number/Letter Coordinates; Grid Systems)
Southeast Region (Cardinal/Intermediate Directions)
Southwest Region (Latitude/Longitude)
West Region (Cardinal/Intermediate Directions; Number Coordinates)
Colorado Regions (Thematic Map)
Colorado Water Resources (Thematic Map)
Colorado Points of Interest (Reference Maps)
We've included a context-appropriate Colorado Geography Glossary, Answer Pages, and Grading Rubrics for the higher level activities.
Download the Colorado Geography Preview to see the complete Table of Contents, Lesson Plans, Common Core and State Standard Alignment, and sample lessons and activities.
OUR OTHER COLORADO AND WEST REGION RESOURCES:
COLORADO ANIMALS BUNDLE OF EIGHT LESSONS
COLORADO HISTORY BUNDLE OF SIX LESSONS
COLORADO GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY BUNDLE OF EIGHT LESSONS
WEST REGION INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BUNDLE
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