Unit 3: My World
Engaging Social Studies Centers that cover:
•Maps and globes
•Locating our community and country on a map
•Urban and Rural
6 WEEKS OF CENTER ACTIVITIES, 4 CENTERS PER WEEK. Includes set up of centers, outcomes, unit plan, week plans, daily lesson plans, teacher and student instructions, everything needed for each center, assessment and rubrics.
•Understand that globes and maps are visual representations of the world
•Ask questions to make meaning of a topic
Label the Globe
Globes and Maps
Map and Globe Memory
How and why do we use maps and globes?
• Where is my community on a map or on a globe?
• Use a simple map to locate specific areas within the school and community
Map flip book part 1
My community on the map
Community map Battleship
How do we use maps in our school and community?
•Locate Canada on a globe or map
•Ask geographic questions, such as asking for directions
Map Flip book part 2
I love my Country puzzle
Where is my Country
•Distinguish geographic features in their own community from other communities
•Examine ideas and information from varied sources
Travel my community brochure
I have, Who has Landforms
What is a landform?
•What are some familiar landmarks and places in my community?
•Why are these landmarks and places significant features of the community?
Land on the Landmark
What is a landmark?
•What are some differences between rural and urban communities?
•Compare and contrast information gathered
Rural and Urban venn diagram
Urban or rural
Urban and Rural Memory Sort
What is the difference between Urban and Rural communities?
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