Grade Levels | 6th - 12th, Homeschool
Subjects | Social Studies - History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History)
Resource Type | Games, Lesson
Formats Included |Zip
Pages | 9 pages
This lesson is easy enough for 5th graders to understand yet works well with students up to grade 12. Modifications can be made as needed.
Students will find this activity motivating, and it will encourage students to examine the physical, political, economic, and cultural characteristics of North America, including Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. This is the perfect activity to introduce and begin your North America unit.
For this activity, provide each student with a student activity sheet. Students will work in groups of two to four, depending on their class ability and experience in working in cooperative groups using the internet, books, and other resources available to them.
O 1 student activity sheet, North America chart, and map for each student—although they are working in groups, each student needs to have questions and answers for their notes.
O World population density map (attached)
O Physical world map
O Computer stations
O Reference books from the library
O Geography books
Total Pages |9 pages
Teaching Duration Varies
Grade Levels | 6th - 12th, Homeschool Subjects | Social Studies - History, Geography, Other (Social Studies -... read more