Develop geography literacy while learning about the unique characteristics of North America!
The 7 Continents: North America helps students learn about North America through engaging reading and writing activities.
Five geography units cover the following standards-based topics:
Section 1: North America in the World
Introduces students to the location of North America in the world.
North America's Relative Location
North America's Hemisphere
North America's Absolute Location
Using a Projection Map
Section 2: Political Divisions of North America
Introduces students to the five regions and 23 countries of North America.
Population of North America
Countries of North America
Largest Countries by Area
Largest Countries by Population
Canada and Greenland
The United States and Its Territories
Capital Cities of North America
Section 3: Physical Features of North America
Students learn about the landforms and bodies of water of North America.
North America's Landscape Rocky Mountains Grand Canyon
Deserts of North America
Central American Rainforests
Islands of the Caribbean
North America's Bodies of Water
North American Rivers
Section 4: Valuable Resources of North America
Students learn about the various natural resources of North America.
Corn and Livestock
Coffee and Bananas
North America's Forests
Wildlife of North America
Section 5: North American Culture
Introduces students to the architecture, art, beliefs, and traditions of North American people.
Arts and Entertainment
Religions of North America
North American Cuisine
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.