This product is created to teach about the environmental issues in Europe. It covers European geography social studies standards.
Looking for a Google Drive version? --> *European Geography: Google Drive Version
Also check out my Social Studies Word Wall
to help your students learn difficult content specific vocabulary.
This product contains 3 original informational passages, 8 activity pages, and 10 interactive notebook activities to teach your students about environmental issues in Europe, specifically acid rain in Germany, air pollution in the UK, and the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, Ukraine.
7 of the interactive notebook activities are differentiated at 3 levels for your students, so all of your students can be successful.
Each activity page and interactive notebook activity requires students to close read
to understand the content at a deeper level.
Each activity page has a Think About It
section where students organize the information gathered from the text and a Write About It
section where students use the organized information to write a response that answers a text dependent question.
Easily integrate literacy
into your social studies block. Each question is labeled with the literacy skill it practices:
• Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis
• Determine the central ideas
• Provide an accurate summary
• Identify key steps in a text's description of a process related to
• Integrate visual information
Aligns with Georgia Social Studies Standard:
*SS6G9: Explain the major concerns of Europeans regarding the issues such as acid rain in Germany, air pollution in the United Kingdom, and the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, Ukraine.
Need additional social studies resources?
***Middle Grades Social Studies Resources***
*European Geography: Country Location & Physical Features: Passages, PowerPoint, & Interactive Notebook
*European Geography: Environmental Issues- Passages, Activity Pages, & Interactive Notebook
*Economics: Interactive Notebook
*Social Studies Word Wall: Geography, Government, Economy, & History
*European History: Interactive Notebook
GOOGLE DRIVE PRODUCTS
*European Geography: Google Drive Version
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