Ch 8: Geography of the Southern U.S. Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll find a variety of lesson planning resources that cover Southern U.S. geography topics. Use these lesson plan outlines to design your geography curriculum whenever it fits your schedule.

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

Take a look at this chapter's lesson planning resources to make your geography lesson planning experience simple, quick and convenient. You'll find lesson plan outlines that examine the geographical features of the following locations:

  • West Virginia
  • Arkansas
  • Louisiana
  • Florida
  • Kentucky
  • Mississippi
  • Oklahoma
  • North Carolina
  • Arkansas
  • South Carolina

The lesson plan outlines are geared toward an elementary school audience, and the chapter comes with supplemental lessons that can further engage your students comprehension of the material. These resources are available whenever you need them, and you can use any computer or mobile device to start planning your lessons.

How It Helps

  • Helps with lesson planning: Makes sure your lessons cover essential Southern U.S. geography topics.
  • Supplements instruction: Offers topical lessons that are designed to engage your students and help them remember important geography facts.
  • Student assessment: Includes short geography quizzes that you can use in class or assign as homework.

How It Works

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

  • Find lesson plans for specific Southern 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 Southern 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.

19 Lessons in Chapter 8: Geography of the Southern U.S. Lesson Plans
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West Virginia History Lesson Plan for Elementary School

1. West Virginia History Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Teach your students about the history of West Virginia with this lesson plan. Students will read an informational text lesson about the state's history, discuss and interact with content, and apply it to a project to show understanding.

History of West Virginia: Lesson for Kids

2. History of West Virginia: Lesson for Kids

This lesson will detail a brief history of the state of West Virginia. We will talk about how it became a state, major events in West Virginia history, and some things it's famous for.

Arkansas History Lesson Plan

3. Arkansas History Lesson Plan

Use this lesson plan to help you teach your students about the state of Arkansas. Students read a non-fiction passage and apply comprehension skills in a shared-reading format, discuss the early history of Arkansas, and learn interesting facts about the state. Finish up with an activity to make learning stick.

History of Arkansas: Lesson for Kids

4. History of Arkansas: Lesson for Kids

What do the Quapaw, Hernando de Soto, and the Louisiana Purchase have to do with each other? They are all important to the history of the great state of Arkansas! Read this lesson to discover the ins and outs of Arkansas's history.

Louisiana History Lesson Plan

5. Louisiana History Lesson Plan

Teach your students about the history of Louisiana with this lesson plan. Students will read a text lesson outlining key facts, ask and answer questions, discuss content and do a fun activity.

Louisiana Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

6. Louisiana Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

This lesson will teach you about the history of the state of Louisiana. You will learn about the first people who lived there, how it was obtained by the United States, what it is like today, and more.

Florida Lesson Plan for Elementary School

7. Florida Lesson Plan for Elementary School

What is unique about the state of Florida? This lesson plan uses a text lesson to highlight key facts about the Sunshine State for students. An activity allows students to show what they've learned.

Florida Facts: Lesson for Kids

8. Florida Facts: Lesson for Kids

The state of Florida has a wide variety of geography, attractions, and entertainment. In this lesson, explore some interesting facts about the Sunshine State.

Kentucky Geography Lesson Plan

9. Kentucky Geography Lesson Plan

This lesson plan is a tool for helping students learn about the geography of Kentucky. Students will answer questions about a text and learn some interesting facts about the state.

Kentucky: Geography & Facts

10. Kentucky: Geography & Facts

While perhaps better known for the Kentucky Derby and bourbon, Kentucky was the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln and is home to the largest gold deposit in the world! In this lesson, we'll learn more about the Bluegrass State.

Mississippi Lesson Plan for Elementary School

11. Mississippi Lesson Plan for Elementary School

What do your students know about the state of Mississippi? This lesson plan, which includes a text lesson, will ensure that key facts about the state are introduced. An activity reinforces what was learned.

West Virginia History Lesson Plan

12. West Virginia History Lesson Plan

Need a creative way to teach your students about West Virginia? Consider using this lesson. A games of charades is included, as well as a project to create a subscription box filled with items that symbolize West Virginia and its history.

West Virginia: Historical Events & Facts

13. West Virginia: Historical Events & Facts

While it doesn't get as much attention as some other states, West Virginia is hiding some interesting facts and history. In this lesson, we'll take a look at some of the unique facts, characteristics, and historical events in West Virginia's history.

Oklahoma Lesson Plan for Elementary School

14. Oklahoma Lesson Plan for Elementary School

When did Oklahoma join the United States? This lesson plan uses a text lesson to explain key facts about Oklahoma and its history. An activity gives students a meaningful memento of the state.

North Carolina Lesson Plan for Elementary School

15. North Carolina Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Looking for a fun way to teach your students about North Carolina? This lesson plan does just that with the help of a text lesson and worksheet. An engaging postcard activity completes the lesson.

South Carolina Native Americans Lesson Plan

16. South Carolina Native Americans Lesson Plan

Students will learn about the history of Native Americans in South Carolina in this lesson plan. They will read a lesson, participate in discussion questions, complete an activity, and take a quiz.

Arkansas Lesson Plan for Elementary School

17. Arkansas Lesson Plan for Elementary School

This lesson plan is a tool for helping elementary students learn about Arkansas. Students will be able to discuss the history and geography of Arkansas, as well as describe the state's uniqueness as the only place in America to mine for diamonds.

Florida History Lesson Plan

18. Florida History Lesson Plan

This lesson plan is a tool for helping students learn about Florida history. Students will answer questions about a text and create a brochure that summarizes information from the text and includes visual support for the main points.

State of Georgia History Lesson Plan

19. State of Georgia History Lesson Plan

This lesson plan is designed to help Georgia history stick in students' minds through group discussion and creative representation of events in Georgia's history. The homework assignment encourages students to learn more.

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