This unit includes a variety of activities to help your students understand the 5 Themes of Geography.
Included are the directions, notes, PowerPoint, handouts, and templates for each of the activities. Each document is in both Word format, as
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PowerPoint Presentations, Projects, Thematic Unit Plans
This pamphlet is meant to introduce the students to the main natural disasters that affect people throughout the world. They will learn the definitions of each and brainstorm how people should prepare and respond to a natural disaster. It also
These worksheets provide your students with practice using the cardinal directions. There are worksheets and answer sheets for the world, North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the United States.
This PowerPoint presentation is meant to introduce the basics of the 5 Themes of Geography.
If you are interested in a PowerPoint and additional activities, please purchase the 5 Themes of Geography Unit I have created instead.
This project is meant to help students understand the basics of a civilization.
The packet includes the directions, templates, a checklist to guide students in creating their own civilization on a poster, and a score sheet. The packet is available
The following items are included:
1) "Geography Terms: Gallery Walk" lesson plan
2) A handout with an alphabetical list of geographic terms that can be reproduced and given to the students
3) A worksheet that accompanies the "Gallery Walk." This
These worksheets give students practice with proper nouns vs. common nouns and capitalization in relation to geography. There is one worksheet (1 page, double-sided) that correlates with the world and each continent (a total of 8 worksheets).
This lesson plan allows your students to learn about the importance of their state flag. It also allows them to demonstrate their knowledge about the state by creating a new flag that they think would represent their state.
The lesson includes the
This lesson provides teachers and students with directions and a sample for writing about a historical figure they would like to meet.
Students will write a paragraph explaining why the person is important and why they would like to meet
This slideshow includes 180 geographic terms and images. 16 of the pages do not have images, due to copyright; however I have included links to images on public domain websites in the "notes" box. There are a variety of terms for grades 1-8.
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PowerPoint Presentations, Word Walls, Bulletin Board Ideas
This worksheet provides two different templates for students to write down 3 facts they learned, 2 facts they found interesting, and 1 question they still have. This can be used with videos, articles, textbooks, presentations, etc.