Geography Lesson Plans

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All About Landforms
All About Landforms
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All About Landforms
Through creative and engaging activities, your students will explore and learn about landforms. In this lesson, they will make their own mini dictionary of landforms.
2nd grade
Social studies
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The Language of Landforms
The Language of Landforms
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The Language of Landforms
Kinesthetic and visual learners will greatly enjoy this playful lesson. Using symbols and gestures, students explore the characteristics of various United States landforms.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Classroom Map
Classroom Map
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Classroom Map
Have you ever had to explain to someone where something is? Learning to create a map is a fun way to show where objects and places are.
2nd grade
Social studies
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It's A Small World: Different Cultures
It's A Small World: Different Cultures
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It's A Small World: Different Cultures
Make your students global citizens with this lesson that has them learn about the different cultures of the world.
1st grade
Social studies
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Calling All Continents!
Calling All Continents!
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Calling All Continents!
Can your students call out the names of the continents? In this exciting lesson, students will learn the names of the major continents through an interactive process of word and map identification.
1st grade
Social studies
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Landmarks Scavenger Hunt
Landmarks Scavenger Hunt
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Landmarks Scavenger Hunt
Help your kids learn about landmarks with this lesson that takes them on a field trip around the school and has them record their findings in writing.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Going on a Bear Hunt with Landforms
Going on a Bear Hunt with Landforms
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Going on a Bear Hunt with Landforms
Going on a bear hunt...through, over, and across landforms! Your students will learn about landforms as they participate in a story and play a game.
Preschool
Social studies
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Bodies Of Water
Bodies Of Water
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Bodies Of Water
Use this lesson to teach your students about the major bodies of water by letting them create miniature versions of their own!
5th grade
Social studies
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Classroom Directions
Classroom Directions
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Classroom Directions
In this lesson, your students will learn how to identify what direction they are going when they move from one place to another. They'll be able to visually see directions in the classroom.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Finding the Five Themes of Geography
Finding the Five Themes of Geography
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Finding the Five Themes of Geography
Students journey on a scavenger hunt around the school to put their knowledge of the Five Themes of Geography to the test!
3rd grade
Social studies
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Mapping My World
Mapping My World
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Mapping My World
Give students an opportunity to show what they know! In this lesson, students will review key terms and construct a map of a familiar place. Whether it’s school or home, or a make believe place, students will enjoy mapping their world.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Transitioning to Intermediate Directions
Transitioning to Intermediate Directions
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Transitioning to Intermediate Directions
This lesson will introduce students to intermediate map directions northwest, northeast, southwest, and southeast. It also offers practice writing functional texts using transitional words as well as both cardinal and intermediate directions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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What is a Region?
What is a Region?
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What is a Region?
Through examples and non-examples, students will learn what qualifies as a region. Creativity and problem solving skills will be put to the test as students determine the necessary elements that make up a region.
4th grade
Social studies
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Geography Lesson Plans

Have your children grab compasses, put on their explorer caps, and get ready to see the world with these geography lesson plans. From exploring the continents and identifying bodies of water to building map skills and and identifying landforms, these geography lesson plans are a fun way to help children see beyond the classroom walls while building important skills.