Use current events in your elementary classroom to teach social studies, reading, and writing skills. Students practice summarizing the article, citing their sources, and providing their opinion.
After learning about land forms students can better visualize them by coloring a chart to keep with them. (Physical Geography)
I'm always looking for an engaging social studies lesson to teach and this also brings aboard writing journals! Check out this engaging activity that will motivate your students to learn about geography! Teaching Social Studies | Teaching Writing | Back to School Ideas | Journal Ideas
Our 4th grade class could create our own "Bill of Rights" while we study the real thing during Celebrate Freedom Week.
Geography longitude latitude anchor chart
My 1st grade class that I was with last semester did this exact project. It allows them to grasp the bigger picture and what all they are apart of, like our entire planet. -MDB