Elem Social Studies Methods A
Elem Social Studies Methods A EDUC 3280
Weber State University
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GEOGRAPHY Definition MAP SKILLS Very good for ELLs amp students with disabilities Developmental sequence Have students make their own simple maps of familiar places before they use commercial maps Pre test show commercial map for understanding of symbols Pre mapmaking activities spatial activities directions distances walk around school games and play 0 books about making maps Me on the Map Penny s World As the Crow Flies make map of bedroom home route from home to school favorite places 0 make map of playground developmental sequence 0 make map of school and use it for exercises and games Find the Penny make map of area around school from field trips 0 make maps from books Little Red Riding Hood Perspective ground view gt oblique view gt aerial view Anno Aerial photo of school Map symbols pictures Big Book Atlas gt abstract Scale models amp photos vs real things map vs real thing Powers of 10 Zoom Measuring distances scale on maps Locating things on map grids Rows in classroom Utah highway map activity best with familiar area map map of Ogden Latitude amp longitude Battleship Edrthsedrch What are maps for To show distribution of things 0 make distribution maps of familiar areas things Understanding the world globes map of the world and distortion Show satellite picture Show globe Grapefruit activity Edrthsedrch School activity make a playground map Choosing an atlas OUTSIDE Facing amp pacing cardinal directions Orienteering Human map of Utah counties Label N S E W in classroom PLACE LOCATIONS Human map Mnemonics Countries of South America Shapes Countries in Europe 0 Simulated travel passports etc Multisensory practice Utah County song 0 Books Yo Sacramento Scrambled States PHY SICAL GEOGRAPHY Landforms Field trips Pictures National Geogrphics websites Video Make landform map of clay or salt dough map of Utah Earth amp Sun role play observation time zones books Climate amp weather Observe changes In class weather report interrelationships among elements Activities with wind How people adjust to weather changes Videos Connection to current events Global warming connection to what we can do social consciousness HUMAN GEOGRAPHY Other cultures Books and other resources handout Pen pals e pals What are elements of culture you would want to study Food clothing shelter daily life of kids pets holidays things kids are familiar with can comparecontrast with Material World brainstorming Books Global interconnectedness economics Global Marketplace activities Where our school lunch comes from Transportation Home to school around town modes kids have experienced Moving immigrationemigration map of where ancestors came from Animal migrations Communication systems how information moves in school Rural Urban Suburban City Mouse Country Mouse 0 Picture categorizing Books about cities country life Alphabet City New York City Homeplace Geography amp history maps to show changes over time Books My Place San Rafael CULMINATING ACTIVITY combines physical human map skills Mystery Island FIVE THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY handout