Ch 7: Geography of the Northeastern U.S. Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

Check out these mobile-friendly lesson plan outlines and teaching resources to plan lessons about Northeastern U.S. geography. These convenient curriculum planning and instructional tools are accessible at any time that fits your schedule.

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

In this chapter, you'll find a handful of resources that can help you plan lessons about Northeastern U.S. geography. These simple lesson plan outlines are accessible on any computer or mobile device, which allows you to plan your lessons at home or at work. Use outlines to design lessons about:

  • The history of Philadelphia
  • New Jersey
  • New York City
  • The Great Lakes

The chapter includes accompanying lessons that go into more detail about these particular locations. Lesson quizzes are also available to assign your students, and you can use the included geography activities as a way to boost your students' engagement with the material.

How It Helps

  • Simplifies lesson planning: Makes sure your Northeastern U.S. geography lessons cover the most important geographical features from the region.
  • Enhances instruction: Includes topical lessons that can easily be integrated into your class instruction.
  • Student engagement: Provides entertaining and kid-friendly class activities that help your students have fun while learning about U.S. geography.

How It Works

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

  • Find lesson plans for specific Northeastern 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 Northeastern 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.

6 Lessons in Chapter 7: Geography of the Northeastern U.S. Lesson Plans
New Jersey Lesson Plan for Elementary School

1. New Jersey Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Use this lesson plan to teach your students about the state of New Jersey. Students will read a text lesson that shares symbols and facts about the state, discuss content and apply to hands-on learning activities.

New York City Lesson Plan for Elementary School

2. New York City Lesson Plan for Elementary School

New York City is big, bold and filled with history. This lesson plan uses two brief text lessons to teach students about New York City. A small group activity helps to synthesize what they've learned.

New York Geography Activities

3. New York Geography Activities

Learning about New York's geography can be so important for kids, whether or not they live there. This lesson offers activities that will teach kids about the geography of New York.

Great Lakes Lesson Plan for Elementary School

4. Great Lakes Lesson Plan for Elementary School

The Great Lakes are important geographic features of North America. With this lesson plan, students will be able to create their own maps of the lakes, and identify ways that humans interact with these bodies of water.

Philadelphia History Lesson Plan

5. Philadelphia History Lesson Plan

If you're discussing Philadelphia, this lesson plan explores its culture, history and attractions. Students will watch an informative video and discuss the video contents. They will then work together to create a virtual field trip.

Philadelphia: History & Facts

6. Philadelphia: History & Facts

One could argue that Philadelphia was the single most important city in early American history. Not only was Philadelphia a key center of the American Revolution but it also served as the capital of the United States of America for a brief time.

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