Each of the Five Themes of Geography is project using different intelligences for Differentiated instruction. Students will have multiple choices for extending their studies of the Five Themes based on interests such as Aesthetic, Experimental,
This is a PowerPoint to use as an introduction to Civics or government for middle school students. The PowerPoint corresponds to the "Basics to Federal Government Guide" worksheet. Have students answer the questions and then go over the answers
This is a worksheet to use as an introduction to Civics or government for middle school students. The PowerPoint "Basics of the Federal Government" corresponds to this worksheet. Students answer the questions to see how much they may already know
This is a PowerPoint discussing the theme of Location. It introduces all five of the themes and then discusses what Absolute and Relative Location and then has an activity where students use maps to practice using Latitude and Longitude.
This is a PowerPoint discussing the Theme of Place in Geography. It discusses the human and physical characteristics of place. The lesson ends with an activity where students create a page of an ABC book showing the human of physical
This is a PowerPoint on the Theme of Movement in Geography. It discusses and then has student take a tour of the classroom to discover where the objects there came from originally. It also show students how money moves by tracking a dollar on the
This is a PowerPoint on the Theme of Regions, it discusses the different types of regions and ends with an activity where students choose a country and write a poem about it.
You can use the 5 Themes Worksheets with this lesson.
This is a PowerPoint on the theme of Human Environment Interaction. It discusses the them and ends with a "Back Your Bag" activity where students look at other countries and determine what they would need to bring with them on a trip.