3. Student Learning Map

  • Topic:Five Themes of Geography
  • Subject(s):Social Studies
  • Days:10
  • Grade(s):6
Key Learning: The Five Themes enable you to discuss and explain people, places, and environment of the past and present.
Unit Essential Question(s):
How do the Five Themes of Geography help us to understand the world?
Concept: Location
Concept: Place
Concept: Human Environment Interaction
Lesson Essential Question(s):

How does the theme of Location help you understand where you are on Earth? (A)
What are the two types of geographic location? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

What are the human and physical characteristics of a place? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

What is the relationship between humans and their environment? (A)
What are the positive and negative interactions of people and their environment? (A)
Concept: Movement
Concept: Regions
Lesson Essential Question(s):

What are the three types of movement? (A)
Why do people move? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

What common characteristics define a region? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):
Additional Information:

maps, atlases, McDougal Littell's World Cultures and Geography text: Chapter Two - Section One, Geography Skills Handbook, and Geographic dictionary


Vocabulary Report

  • absolute location -
  • human characteristics -
  • region -
  • migration -
  • adaptation -
  • economic region -
  • push/pull factors -
  • modification -
  • relative location -
  • physical features -
  • environment -
  • political region -
  • climate -
  • movement -
  • cultural region -
  • immigration -
  • culture -
  • interaction -
  • physical region -
  • emigration -
  • citizenship -
  • climate region -