These illustrated vocabulary cards with definitions are inspired by Common Core State Standards for fourth grade social studies. However, they may be used with any curriculum that would benefit from visual representations and explanations of key terms related to United States early history or geography.
Vocabulary words included (with illustrations and definitions) in this product include: agriculture, ancient, barter, basin, bay, bluff, cape, ceremony, civilization, climate, confederation, conflict, council, earthquake, flood plain, glacier, gulf, erosion, hill, irrigation, isthmus, landform, longhouse, migration, mountain, nomad, physical map, plains, plateau, plaza, political map, pollution, region, religion, ridge, rim, sea, settlement, summarize, surplus, swamp, tectonic plates, valley, volcano, and wampum.
If you teach American history or geography and there are additional vocabulary words you would like to see in this set, please post your list in the Question and Answer section for this product and I will try to add them. In addition, if you would like vocabulary cards for later units on American history, please click on the “Follow” button at the top of this page in order to be notified by email as soon as I post additional products.
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