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Maps and Cardinal Directions -Reading Maps for kids

We usually turn to books for research and to reinforce themes. Since the children are already familiar with maps from our travels and nature hikes, we are ready to delve deeper into cartography and study up on maps. Here are a few picture books we’ve found that work well with our study of...

Picture Books About Maps

FREE lift-the-flap Earth template printable. Perfect to use for Earth Day or in a study of the solar system.

Dragon's Den Curriculum: Government! Government!

Economics for Kids: Supply and Demand

Long Ago & Now is a social studies unit to help students understand how their lives relate to things and events long ago. Includes: • Compare and contrast artifacts today and long ago • Family Tree • Grandparent (or older relative) interview • Timeline

Long Ago & Now {Social Studies Unit}

This region report poster template and rubric will work for ANY region. CCSS ELA Standards: W.3.4, W.3.7, W.3.8, RI.3.2

U.S. Region Report (Poster) Template for Intermediate Grades

Integrate science & literacy with Learning About Landforms: Student Book (Sample resource from this set of supplemental of materials on landforms. Twelve different landforms featured... includes posters, nonfiction articles, response sheets, and activities.) 46 pages, $ #landforms #guidedreading

Learning About Landforms: We incorporated map skills, post card writing, and creative personal narratives about our islands during our landforms unit!

Around the Kampfire: Learning About Landforms

Get lots of great site links for government games and videos here to really get that government unit kicking!

Dragon's Den Curriculum: Government! Government!

A huge selection of free, online geography games for kids to practice their knowledge of the US and the world.

Free, Online Geography Games for Kids!

Great for the maps lesson taught during social studies!

Free Presentations in PowerPoint format for Map Skills PK-12

Pepperoni Pizza Soup - a delicious and comforting soup that is easy to make and tastes like you're eating a big bowlfull of pizza!

Pepperoni Pizza Soup - Like Mother Like Daughter

Amazing books about countries and cities around the world! #kidlit #multicultural

Around the World in 30 Books -- A Trip Across the Globe

Sample nonfiction articles and student response sheets for "Learning About Landforms" {Supplemental materials for grades 1-2} 46 pages, $

It's a Small World - Continent Study!

Lucky to Be in First!: It's a Small World!

ECONOMICS VOCABULARY AND SKILL SHEET PRINTABLES~ These print-and-go activities provide practice using economics vocabulary, calculating profit, and problem-solving kid-friendly business problems. Download includes five (5) easy-to-use worksheets with full-page answer keys! #economics #worksheets #vocabulary #printables $

This economics unit includes 33 goods vs. service cards for sorting and high engagement games 9 vocabulary cards technology resources 6 student response sheets covering the concepts of goods/services, opportunity cost, and consumers/producers. 11 page early reader "What is... Economics?" for students introducing economic vocabulary and concepts covered in the unit. $

Looking for a great way to practice landform facts? These Task Cards just might be exactly what you've been searching for! These are super simple to use. A recording sheet is provided. All your student needs to do is pick which land form he wants to practice. The cards are all numbered and labeled by landform. www.teacherspayte... $6

Social Studies Learning Journal -available for both Canadian and American students and teachers (sold separately). From my TPT store.

Free literacy lessons for teaching about the U S Constitution

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This unit includes: landform and bodies of water definition posters, venn diagrams to compare landforms, "My Book of Landforms" for students to create, and an assessment

American Symbols: An Emergent Text for Young Historians {K-2} This item includes two versions of the text... the second version is simpler and includes single sentences on each page. $

Third Grade Websites on Landforms! Lots of great links!