This Lapbook is one of a kind! It's doesn't have page after page of blank inserts. ALL the inserts already have information in them for your students to read, learn, and review as they complete this project.
This Lapbook divides Europe into four regions: North, South, East and West. Each region has a booklet you print two sided with each country's name, flag and capital in it. Also included are tags that describe and show a picture of European landmarks and features.
Included is a blank printable map of the Europe. Have your students color it and label with the country names, capitols, cities, mountain ranges, rivers or anything else you are teaching. You could also laminate this map so students can use it to quiz themselves with a dry erase marker.
In this Lapbook the regions are divided as follows:
Eastern Europe: Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Russia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria.
Eastern Europe Features included are: Carpatian Mountains, Danube River, Black Sea, and the Volga River.
Western Europe: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Lichtenstein
Western Europe Features included are: Alps, Mont Blanc, and Seine River
Nothern Europe: Iceland, Ireland, United Kingdom, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland.
Northern Europe Features included are: Big Ben, River Thames, North Sea, and Baltic Sea
Southern Europe: Portugal, Spain, Andorra, Italy, San Marino, Vatican City, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia, Albania, and Greece.
Southern Europe Features included are: Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean Sea, and Pyrenees Mountains.
National Geography Standards
NSS-G.K-12.1 THE WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS
• Understand how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective.
• Understand how to use mental maps to organize information about people, places, and environments in a spatial context.
• Understand how to analyze the spatial organization of people, places, and environments on Earth's surface. - See more at: http://www.educationworld.com/standards/national/soc_sci/geography/k_12.shtml#sthash.BbEf4z1C.dpuf
NSS-G.K-12.2 PLACES AND REGIONS
• Understand the physical and human characteristics of places.
• Understand that people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity.
• Understand how culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions.