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Ch 1: North America Geography Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

Check out these teacher planning resources to design a North American geography curriculum. The chapter provides convenient geography lesson plan outlines, as well as lesson supplements, quizzes and fun games to engage your students.

North America Geography Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lesson plans help teachers create a comprehensive unit on North American geography. Take a look inside the chapter to find lesson plan outlines on Canadian geography, the Bering land bridge, North American regions and more. The chapter also includes supplemental lessons that you can integrate into your instruction, quizzes that you can assign to your students and fun games about Canadian geography and provinces.

How It Helps

  • Additional resources: Provides supplemental lessons that you can integrate into your North American geography unit.
  • Student engagement: Includes fun geography games that you can share with your students.
  • Curriculum standards: Makes sure your geography lessons meet educational standards.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan resources with relevant tools to make planning North American geography lessons easy.

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

13 Lessons in Chapter 1: North America Geography Lesson Plans
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Regions of North America Lesson Plan

1. Regions of North America Lesson Plan

If you are discussing North America, this lesson plan reviews the continent's five regions, physical locations and characteristics. Students will watch a video, participate in discussion questions, complete an activity and take a quiz.

Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics in North America's Regions

2. Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics in North America's Regions

This lesson lists and describes the regions of North America. It focuses on terrain, climate, location, natural resources and people of the five main regions. It also defines the Cordilleras, wetlands and biomes.

North American Geography Lesson Plan for Elementary School

3. North American Geography Lesson Plan for Elementary School

It's important for students to have a solid grasp on geography. With this lesson, students will be exposed to the major geographic features of North America and practice identifying the location of those features and how they interact.

Bering Land Bridge Theory Lesson Plan

4. Bering Land Bridge Theory Lesson Plan

If you are discussing migration from the Old World to the New World, use this lesson plan to explore the Bering Land Bridge theory. Students will read a lesson, participate in discussion questions, complete an activity, and take a quiz.

The Bering Land Bridge: Theory, Overview

5. The Bering Land Bridge: Theory, Overview

The Bering Land Bridge theory hypothesizes that humanity made its way to the New World by way of exposed land between Siberia and Alaska. Learn about the theory and why most archaeologists think this is possible.

Canadian Geography Lesson Plan

6. Canadian Geography Lesson Plan

Use this lesson plan to teach your students about Canada's physical and human geography. Students will read our text lesson explaining these two components and apply learning through discussion questions and activities. Finish with a quiz to determine understanding.

Physical & Human Geography of Canada

7. Physical & Human Geography of Canada

Learn about the second biggest country in the world: Canada. Discover its physical and human geography, and then assess your knowledge by completing a quiz.

Canada Lesson Plan for Elementary School

8. Canada Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Use this lesson plan to teach students all about the country of Canada. A text lesson explains all aspects of this country, such as history, geography, climate and natural resources. Students discuss and interact with content in creative ways to ensure understanding.

Canada Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

9. Canada Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

In this lesson you will learn about the country of Canada. We'll learn about the history of Canada and the structure of its government. We will even explore the geography, climate, wildlife and the many natural resources that Canada has to offer.

Canadian Provinces Games

10. Canadian Provinces Games

This lesson focuses on the political geography of Canada. It includes a description of the ten provinces and three territories of the country and a selection of games for the teaching and review of that information.

Canadian Geography Games

11. Canadian Geography Games

Learning about Canada's geography can help students understand different features of the country. Use these games to help students explore the political divisions, physical features, and climate of Canada.

Canadian Geography Activities

12. Canadian Geography Activities

If your students are learning about North America, you will spend some time dwelling on Canadian geography. This lesson offers activities that will keep students engaged while they come to understand the geography of Canada.

Geography of North America Activities for High School

13. Geography of North America Activities for High School

Understanding the geography of North America can be an important part of social studies at the high school level. This lesson offers activities that will help bring North American geography to life for your students.

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