Geography Project: Create Your Own Nation and Practice Map Skills!

Grade Levels
4th - 8th
Resource Type
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54 Slides and 5 Pages
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This Geography Project is the perfect end of year activity or ANY TIME activity! Students will review and practice a variety of map skills as they create their own nations!

It is a fun alternative to a Geography worksheet as students have the opportunity practice a variety of map skills through this project!

This Geography Project Includes:

  1. Map Skills Review PowerPoint Lesson
  2. Geographic Features and Landforms Review
  3. Guided Notes that Follow Along with the Lesson
  4. Imagi-Nation Project Directions and Rough Draft Page
  5. Rubric
  6. Example Pictures

Students will Review the Following Map Skills:

  • Parts of a Map: Title, Compass Rose, Scale, and Map Key
  • Physical, Political, and Thematic Maps
  • Lines of Latitude and Longitude
  • Landforms and Geographic Features
  • Natural Resources

I have used this project with my 5th graders of years and they absolutely LOVE IT!


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Alexandra S. said, “My 5th graders LOVED this project and it opened up many conversations about what to look for on maps and why things are included!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Shannon B. said, This was a great activity! My students loved it. I used it with 7th and 8th graders and they were completely engaged."


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Total Pages
54 Slides and 5 Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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