Middle school geography

By using a simple mnemonic device, this skinny poster illustrates the factors that characterize any civilization: Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics, Economics, and Social Structures. Use this poster when introducing any ancient civilization to your students. It works with classifying present-day civilizations, too!    ©2017. 13 x 38 inches. Laminated to last. Middle school, high school.

It would be a good way to channel students' focus when talking about different civilizations or eras. It breaks a huge idea down to six different topics, with varying complexities. It could be altered a little to be more applicable.

Games to Make Middle School Geography Fun & Interesting - Education Possible  We know students of all ages benefit by adding hands-on learning activities to their geography studies.  During the middle school years kids also enjoy exploring fun facts and trivia — games are a fun and effective tool to aid in this type of learning.  Games can help students remember important geography information such as locations, flags, capitals, famous landmarks, population, cultural etiquette, and more.

10 Games to Make Middle School Geography Fun & Interesting

End-of-the-Year Amazing Race Project Geography/World Cultures by Creath's Class | Teachers Pay Teachers

Middle School Amazing Race Project {End of Year Activity}

This is a great project for G+T students in fifth and sixth grade. Variations I have done include working individually and letting the students choose anywhere in the world they would like their country to be. The geography  and climate of their portion of the earth affects the other aspects, such as history, customs, foods, etc.

similar to the book How to Build Your Own Country (CitizenKid). Social Studies Unit for Middle School: Create Your Own Island, Government and Society

A FREE printable scavenger hunt to assist students in learning information about places around the world and becoming familiar with the format of an atlas

Geography Activities: World Atlas Scavenger Hunt

Geography Activities: Atlas Scavenger Hunt - use the clues to find places A to Z and learn to find your way around an atlas.

some great resources we've found for using games to teach social study skills to middle school age students.

Online games for social studies.Social Studies: Middle School Games - Game On: Increasing Learning Through Online Games

Looking for a way to help students understand the 5 Themes of Geography beyond the definition? Help students understand the 5 Themes with this sort that utilized real world scenarios. Students from upper elementary to middle school will benefit from this activity.

5 Themes of Geography Scenario Sort Cards

Looking for a way to help students understand the 5 Themes of Geography beyond the definition? Help students understand the 5 Themes with this sort that utilized real world scenarios. Students from upper elementary to middle school will benefit from this activity.

Geography Printables & Learning Activities for Middle School - Education Possible

Geography Printables & Learning Activities for Middle School – Link up

Geography Printables & Learning Activities for Middle School - Possible Don’t miss this amazing collection! Find resources to use at home/school and add your own favorite Geography Printables & Learning Activities for Middle School.

5 Handy Geography Websites for Middle School Students - Education Possible

5 Handy Geography Websites for Middle School Students

Need to look closer at last two (cultural jumbalaya) 5 Handy Geography Websites for Middle School.

8 Must-try Online Geography Games for Middle School - Education Possible

8 Must-Try Online Geography Games for Middle School

Allows students to explore a curriculum topic in real-life scenarios Must-try Online Geography Games for Middle School Possible Let your teen learn geography in a fun and interesting way - with technology.

Why learn geography when you can save the world from a zombie apocalypse?In this PBL unit, students will learn about different types of maps through analyzing data and maps of the Eastern Hemisphere. Students will then apply their geographic knowledge to create six different types of maps that depict the geographically altered, post-apocalyptic world. Would have to do more research into this, but it sounds like an engaging project to teach geography skills.

Zombie Apocalypse: A Middle School Geography PBL Unit

The Zombie Apocalypse: A Middle School Geography PBL Unit. Store also has an Amazing Race PBL Unit.

Interactive Notebook Resources ready to use in the middle school history/social studies middle classroom. There are so many benefits to using the interactive notebook at the middle school level. Comprehension and retention are increased, students learn key concepts in multiple ways, and creativity and higher-level thinking are incorporated on a daily basis.

Interactive Notebook Resources: Ready to Use in the Social Studies Classroom

There are so many benefits to using the interactive notebook at the middle school level. Comprehension and retention are increased, students learn key concepts in multiple ways, and creativity and higher-level thinking are incorporated on a daily basis.

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