3. Student Learning Map

  • Topic:Introduction to Geography
  • Subject(s):Social Studies
  • Days:30
  • Grade(s):6
Key Learning: The five themes of geography help organize information about the study of nations and people.
Unit Essential Question(s):
 
 

How do geographers organize and analyze information about nations and people?

   
Concept: Five Themes of Geography
Concept: Research Skills
Concept: Recognizing Geographic Features
Additional Information:

Western Hemisphere text, Maps and Atlases, Globes, Videos, Charts and graphs, internet

Vocabulary Report

  • Absolute location -
  • Latitude -
  • Continents -
  • Oceans -
  • Longitude -
  • Relative location -
  • Geography -
  • Plateau -
  • parallels -
  • movement -
  • Plain -
  • meridians -
  • regions -
  • compass rose -
  • Archipelago -
  • Place -
  • legend -
  • Isthmus -
  • Strait -
  • Human/Environment Interaction -
  • symbol -
  • culture -
  • scale -
  • Peninsula -
  • lake -
  • Prime Meridian -
  • physical features -
  • human features -
  • equator -
  • gulf -
  • atlas -
  • sea -
  • projection -
  • mountains -
  • highlands -
  • physical map -
  • political map -
  • desert -
  • river -
  • Hemisphere -
  • tributary -
  • Cardinal Directions -
  • Intermediate Directions -
  • Continental drift -
  • Pangaea -
  • Plate tectonics -
  • earthquake -
  • volcano -
  • equinoxes -
  • solstices -
  • rotation -
  • revolution -