Ch 5: Geography of the Midwestern U.S. Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

This useful online teacher resource chapter helps you quickly plan and supplement lessons about Midwestern U.S. geography. These simple lesson plan outlines and engaging topical lessons are available at any time that's convenient.

Geography of the Midwestern U.S. Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

If you need to plan lessons about the geography of the Midwestern United States, use this teacher resource chapter to simplify the lesson planning process. Our comprehensive lesson plan outlines can help you plan geography lessons on places like:

  • The Great Plains
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • Indiana

You can also show your students the chapter's supplemental lessons that cover interesting facts about these particular locations. The chapter also includes assignable quizzes that can help your students retain the geography topics you cover in class.

How It Helps

  • Lesson planning: Provides a one-stop and easy-to-use solution for planning a fully dimensional Midwestern U.S. geography unit.
  • Convenient access: Offers 24/7 access to the material, and allows you to pull up these resources on any device that has an Internet connection.
  • Increases student knowledge: The included topical lessons are taught in an engaging teaching style, which helps students remember important geography terms, concepts and facts.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning geography lessons about the Midwestern United States easy.

  • Find lesson plans for specific Midwestern U.S. geography topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your geography class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related geography lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important Midwestern U.S. geography concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant geography-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: Geography of the Midwestern U.S. Lesson Plans
The Great Plains Lesson Plan

1. The Great Plains Lesson Plan

The Great Plains area hold great historical significance. This lesson plan uses an informative video lesson to explain key facts and a mapping activity to bring this region to life for students.

The Great Plains: Facts & History

2. The Great Plains: Facts & History

One of the most recognizable and iconic landscapes in America is that of the Great Plains. This region has been crucial to the economy, ecology and history of the US.

Missouri History Lesson Plan for Elementary School

3. Missouri History Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Teach your students about the State of Missouri's history with this lesson plan. Students will read a text lesson about Missouri's background and show understanding of concepts in discussions and activities.

Indiana Lesson Plan for Elementary School

4. Indiana Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Teach your students about the state of Indiana with this lesson plan. Students will read a text lesson that gives facts and history of the state, discuss content and participate in an application project.

Illinois Lesson Plan for Elementary School

5. Illinois Lesson Plan for Elementary School

What is unique about the State of Illinois? This lesson plan uses a text lesson to highlight key facts about the state for students. An activity allows for creativity in demonstrating what was learned.

Kansas Lesson Plan for Elementary School

6. Kansas Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Learning about the different states in the United States can be fun and exciting. This lesson plan uses a text lesson and discussion questions to explain key facts about Kansas. Students will then explore their understanding of Kansas through both a research/presentation project and a hands-on art activity.

Facts About Kansas: Lesson for Kids

7. Facts About Kansas: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson you will learn about the fascinating state of Kansas and all it has to offer. We'll explore the geography, climate, history, and goods produced in this U.S. state.

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