This unit includes activities for learning about maps, continents, the United States, and community helpers/our neighborhood. It contains:
-2 crafts (Me on the Map and continents craft) with templates and photos
-2 additional map activities
-4 anchor charts for map features
-Poem about continents
-Continent print out to cut up as a puzzle
-2 class books- 1 for the 50 U.S. states (includes picture of state, information on state abbreviation, capital, state bird and state flower) and 1 for each of the 7 continents (including interesting facts about the continent and a picture) in full color, including a colorful, coordinated cover page for each.
-Cute, colorful community helper matching game (2 variations) and 2 variations of a recording sheet
-"When I grow up" writing and drawing activity (5 variations for different grade levels)
I put all 3 units together in 1 because these are the social studies units taught K-2 in my district (and in many others!). Please download the preview to get a peek at what's included.