Five Themes of Geography Choice Board

Five Themes of Geography Choice Board
Five Themes of Geography Choice Board
Five Themes of Geography Choice Board
Five Themes of Geography Choice Board
Five Themes of Geography Choice Board
Five Themes of Geography Choice Board
Five Themes of Geography Choice Board
Five Themes of Geography Choice Board
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Learning Target: Students can analyze and explain the five themes of geography through the creation of authentic products.

This activity includes 10 activity squares that address different multiple intelligences based on the study of The Five Themes of Geography. This menu of activities can be used as a formative or summative assessment. There are two activities per theme listed on the choice board and students must choose and complete one activity per theme. Activities can be modified for your group and/or unit of study. Includes grading rubric. Document is completely editable to meet your needs.

Topics Covered:

Region: Landforms, climate, soil, vegetation, economics, social, political, cultural characteristics, formal, functional, and vernacular regions, local government and local agencies

Place: Tourism, customs, celebrations, travel destinations

Location: Geography, weather, natural and man made features, economics, landmarks

Movement: Impact of movement, factors that cause movement, traveling, movement of goods, people, and ideas, immigration, transportation routes

Human-Environment Interaction: Impact on environment, deforestation, impact of current events on the United States

Skills Covered:

Summarizing

Compare and Contrast

Analyzing

Evaluating

Cause and Effect

Research

Informative, opinion, and argument writing

Map Skills

Creativity

Sample Activities:

Sports Geography:

Find out where your fav sports team will travel for a road trip.

Design a Country:

Dream up your own country and create a map of this country.

Commercial:

Write a commercial for a country.

Postcards:

Research information about 3 travel destinations and create a postcard for each one.

Deforestation:

Decide which statements are for deforestation and which statements are against.

Current Events:

Summarize an article

Packing Up:

Plan a packing list of what you will carry in your luggage or backpack.

Local Movement:

Research your hometown.

Regional Differences:

Compare and contrast the Corn Belt region of the USA’s midwest to the sub-Saharan region in Africa.

Hometown Region:  Write a news article about your hometown

Technology Components (Easily swappable for other programs):

Google Docs

Canva

FlipGrid

Padlet

Google My Maps

Google Draw

Make my newspaper

Download includes a link to the choice board and rubric. Document can be easily shared through Google Drive or Google Classroom. I recommend students posting their product links into one document and submitting that doc through Google Classroom or sharing with the teacher.

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