Snatch this free Great Lakes map! Then check out the free website, GreatLakesforKids.com
. It’s packed with links to videos, games, and activities.
Are you looking for a multidisciplinary unit? Try this complete Great Lakes unit
. It was designed for the way you teach today. The unit pairs with the website, providing teacher notes and directions, activities and experiments, student sheets and booklets, study guides, assessments, and answer keys.
The comprehensive two-week unit includes everything you’ll need for geography, science, reading, and language arts related to the Great Lakes. Purchase the bundle
at a reduced price, or pick and choose from these parts:
• Great Lakes Geography - A scavenger hunt, study guide, and practice sheet help students learn to locate five Great Lakes, nine states and provinces, and six major cities of the Great Lakes. A quiz, answer key, and spelling resources are also included.
• Facts About the Great Lakes
– A short research project allows kids to collect information about the Great Lakes in collaborative groups or independently. Maps and graphs are also included.
• Great Lakes Geology – Students explore the history of earth, how the Great Lakes were formed, core sampling, and fossils. The unit includes two hands-on science activities, two sets of questions, a study guide, quiz, and answer key.
• Great Lakes Hydrology – Kids play with water to discover its properties. Then they learn about the water cycle, water movement in the lakes, differences between salty and fresh water, and eutrophication. Five science activities support content for this portion of the unit. A study guide, quiz, and answer key are also provided.
• Great Lakes Species Flip Booklet – Students research one Great Lakes organism and organize information in a colorful flip booklet.
• Paddle-to-the-Sea Resources – Students use a foldable booklet to summarize each chapter of this beautiful book. They also locate figurative language and analyze multimedia elements found within.
My blog, Enjoy Teaching
, offers ideas, links to games and videos, and freebies, like this one. Check out my July 16, 2016, post on the Great Lakes. Visit each week for a new topic with activities for students in third, fourth, and fifth grades.
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Enjoy teaching the Great Lakes!
Great Lakes clip art
was created by Dancing Crayon Designs.