Six weekly map lessons introduce basic geography skills and geography terms. What a perfect hands-on approach to geography instruction! Plus, lessons are designed to support any geography and social studies curriculum.
This download includes six weekly units from Evan-Moor’s Daily Geography Practice. Each weekly unit includes:
● A teacher page with unit overview and answer key.
● A map page that emphasizes the geography skills for the week.
● Question pages with two geography questions for each day of the week, plus a weekly challenge question.
● Bonus! A 10-page reproducible geography glossary is included for students to use as an easy reference booklet throughout the year.
The weekly units in Daily Geography Practice grade 6, weeks 1–6, cover these topics:
Week 1: Elements on a Map
Week 2: Parallels and Meridians
Week 3: The Four Hemispheres
Week 4: A Map Grid and Index
Week 5: Map Coordinates
Week 6: A Robinson Projection Map
Vocabulary: bar scale, cardinal directions, compass rose, contiguous, inset map, intermediate directions, international border, legend (key), political map, degrees, equator, meridians (lines of longitude), North Pole, parallels (lines of latitude), prime meridian, South Pole, cartographer, equator, hemisphere, North Pole, prime meridian, South Pole, grid, index, physical map, absolute location, coordinates, equator, geographic grid, relative location, projection
Daily Geography Practice is based on the 18 National Geography Standards and provides direct instruction on the six essential elements of geography:
● The world in spatial terms
● Places and regions
● Physical systems
● Human systems
● Environment and society
● Uses of geography
How it works
Monday–Friday: There are two geography questions for each day of the week, and the questions progress in difficulty from Monday to Friday. Each week includes a challenge question at the end of the unit.
Provide your students with geography practice they will love! The 10- to 15-minute daily lessons make it easy to fit geography instruction into your busy day and are ideal for morning work, bell ringers, homework, and informal assessment.
“I love the format of this series! It is so teacher friendly, and the kids love that it is quick and easy to follow. They also like the weekly challenge questions. The children are picking up the necessary skills in just a few minutes a day, which is easy to fit into a busy schedule.” Melissa
Founded by teachers, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers has provided educators with practical, creative, and engaging PreK–8 materials to support and enrich the core curriculum since 1979.