MATERIALS: Approved Text, Atlases, journals, globe, and colored pencils.
Standard#: Social Studies Concepts and Skills
Activator – List 8 things you know about maps and globes
Objective: Students will be able to identify the different types and uses of maps.
Teacher Directed Activity:
Describe the features of physical, population, political, density, climate,
and vegetation maps.
Define and explain the importance of key geographic terms.
Student Directed Learning Activity:
Students will make a
geographic glossary with
definitions and pictures of
Use the geographical glossary of your
district’s approved texts
Possible formative assessments:Have students break out into pairs and Quiz a partner on glossary