Intro to World Geography and World Communities
Grade 3 Social Studies - UNIT 1 LESSON 1
Goes along with the NYC Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Textbook: World Communities Now and Long Ago
This purchase includes a detailed lesson plan for Unit 1 Lesson 1 of NYC SS textbook (Intro to World Geography and World Communities). Lesson plan comes with a graphic organizer about several landforms, and includes the standards, differentiation, enrichment activities, and multicultural issues.
Also includes a mini lesson for lessons on Reviewing Mapskills (perfect for a quick 20 minute lesson before dismissal!) The mini-lesson comes with a fun worksheet for kids to practice reading maps.
Lesson 1 NYC Social Studies Scope and Sequence:
Continents and countries have geographic features such as oceans, rivers, mountains, etc. 3.1b, 3.1c, 3.2a
People adapt to the environment. 3.1e
Hemispheres, continents, and countries can be located on world maps and globes. 3.1b, 3.1c, 3.2a
Different kinds of maps are created to provide specific information. 3.1b, 3.1c, 3.2a
Places can be located using cardinal and intermediate directions. 3.1c
Map and Globe Skills: Reading maps, legends, symbols, and scales: using a compass rose, grids, time zones; comparing maps and making inferences; interpreting and analyzing different kinds of maps.