Teaching - Geography

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FREE Printable Maps for Kids

20+ free, printable Blank Maps for learning about geography, capitals / rivers / mts, noting famous landmarks, where have i been, news, and more.

How to Quickly Memorize States and Capitals – Maintaining Motherhood

Looking for a trick to quickly memorize States and Capitals? Learn how you can teach even your youngest kids to easily memorize the States and Capitals!

Maps and Globes - A Printable Book for Introducing or Reviewing Map Skills

Maps and Globes - A Printable Book for Introducing or Reviewing Map Skills - Your students will practice following written instructions as they label, color, and draw on maps and globes in this printable book. Concepts Included in this Book: - Globe - Compass Rose - Latitude - Longitude - Continen...

We're Going to the BIG APPLE! New York City

Watch the video below and take notes on your NON-FICTION notes page.

Treasure Map Grid Reference Worksheet

Here's a fun but challenging worksheet for older kids, to help them practise map reading skills. There's a lovely treasure map on the worksheet, and they need to use the map grid references to answer the questions.

A kid-friendly interactive book that goes along with either "Where I Live" or "Me on the Map." Students will draw each location as the story is read to show their understanding of each location. thefirstgradeformula.blogspot.com

Five for Friday..ish

Linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching and doing Five for Friday! I know it's technically not Friday.. but let's just pretend I linked up on time! Well if you have visited me before, you can see that my blog has had a MAKEOVER! I absolutely LOVE it! Tenille over at Designs by Tenille did an AMAZING job! I just answered a few questions, made some requests, and she did the rest. It was such an a quick and easy process (2 week turn around time) if you are looking for a new look, make sure to…

Map Reading | Worksheet | Education.com

Help your child practice reading a map and using the cardinal directions. See if she can interpret the different parts of a map.

Map Skills For Young Students with Me On The Map - Firstieland

Check out how our first grade students find their place in the world using the book Me On The Map. Includes a FREE flip book.

Me on the Map and The Day the Crayons Quit

This week just flew by. I'm finding it difficult squeezing in everything in. I find myself more and more integrating subjects, so I'm able to get two for the price of one. I've been loving CLOSE reading. I find it's a great way to include Science and Social Studies into your literacy block. I can also have a parent lead a center if I provide them with comprehension questions as a guide. This week we started our Social Studies unit - Me on the Map. We're starting with the largest map, Earth…

Golden Age of Athens, Ancient Greece - Create a Festival Brochure

The Festivals and Events Committee will be hosting the first annual festival to celebrate the achievements and discoveries of Athenians during the Golden Age in ancient Greece. All aspects of the festival have been inspired by the Golden Age. The purpose of the festival is to teach people about th...

Social Studies Skills

Notes: Click the link below to download the chapter notes in PDF format: Geography_Notes Click the map to view it closer: Handouts: Writing Handouts: Venn Diagram-Compose (Venn Diagram Part 2) Chap…

Teaching about the 7 Continents, 5 Oceans and Globe Features

As part of our geography unit, I wanted to teach my fifth graders about the seven continents, five major oceans and give them a better under...

The most asked about activity I do with my kids

Of all the learning activities I do with my kids, this is the one that everyone wants to know about. You will not believe how simple it is to do, and how quickly you will see results--even in kids under 2 years old.