Ch 26: Elementary Social Studies: Geography

About This Chapter

This chapter's short lessons and quizzes help you review basic geography concepts for elementary social studies instruction. You can consult these resources whenever you need to get new ideas for your social studies/geography classes or prepare for an upcoming certification exam.

Elementary Social Studies: Geography - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll review a collection of lessons that examine a variety of basic elementary geography concepts for social studies curricula. As you work through the chapter, you'll refresh your understanding of elementary-level geography topics, such as map reading and world geography. The chapter also offers perspectives on effective geography instruction strategies/classroom tools. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Use strategies and tools for teaching geography to children
  • Recognize the characteristics of human and cultural geography
  • Point out the major geographical regions on the world map
  • Identify U.S. regions and states on a map

Included in the chapter are short quizzes that can help you quickly reinforce your understanding of the material. Review these lessons as many times as needed, and take the chapter exam to master these geography instruction topics. If you have any questions along the way, simply use the chapter's convenient Ask the Expert feature. These resources are available 24/7 and accessible on any device that has a connection to the Internet.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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