Unit 1 The Geography of Pennsylvania

Chapter 1:

PA Symbols PPT



Continents and Oceans

Introduction Lesson

Introduction Lesson (Includes "Continents Song")

YouTube Continent Song (with info about each continent)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhUy-G1r9Mo&feature=related
Notebook Files to Review the Continents and Oceans






Continents, Oceans, Equator, and Prime Meridian

Continents and Oceans Jeopardy Game

Continents (Drag and Drop) Game
http://www.softschools.com/social_studies/continents/map.jsp
Continents and Oceans Worksheet


Resources from Ms. Zgonc:


Here are a bunch of good websites to practice the continents and oceans with your kids.

www.sheppardsoftware.com/world_G1_drag_drop.html

www.softschools.com/social_studies/**continents**/map.jsp

www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/**continents**/

www.sheppardsoftware.com/World_**Continents**.htm

www.quia.com/cb/14762.html

funschool.kaboose.com/globe-rider/games/game_my_world.html

Hemispheres

Lesson:

Practice:


Compass Rose:

Lesson and Practice:

Compass Rose - Drag and Label Interactive

Cardinal Directions:


Cardinal Directions Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub9c7Prmuag
Cardinal and Intermediate Directions:

Maps and Globes


Using Maps

Parts of a Map Lesson:

Maps - Unlocking Meaning:

Different Kinds of Maps:

PA Map Features

Introduction PPT

Interactive Labeling Activity

[[#|Test]] Review

Adapted PA Map Test

Chapter 1 Worksheets

Exploring PA page 2

Pennsylvania's Land page 4

Pennsylvania's Land and Water page 6

Resources from Ms. Zgonc

http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/secondary.aspx?id=86 - This is an excellent site about the Meadowcroft Rock Shelter near Pittsburgh that they mention in our book for Chapter 3 next week. It has a virtual tour of the shelter, photographs, and a tour of an early Native American village!
http://www.lenapelifeways.org/ - This is an excellent site about the Lenape.
http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/usstates/paland.htm - This is a good site for landforms of PA.
http://surfnetkids.com/directory/History/ - This website has tons of resources for history and geography.
On BrainPOP there are some topics for social studies for next week
Chapter 3 -
Agricultural Revolution – Talks about hunter-gatherers
http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/agriculturalrevolution/preview.weml
American Indians – Talks about the Bering Strait and the first people in the Americas
http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/culture/americanindians/preview.weml
Here’s one about Benjamin Franklin. It’s the book What’s the Big Idea, Benjamin Franklin. Very information with lots of great facts.
http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=3AC4F178-4EF6-46C0-880A-05E5C455A154&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=US
Here is a link to an excellent site for the French and Indian War that is in the next chapter in social studies.
http://www.mrnussbaum.com/fiwarint.htm

First Pennsylvanians Jeopardy Game


Unit 2 Early Pennsylvania


Unit 3 Forming a New Country


Unit 4 Challenge and Growth


Unit 5 Pennsylvania Today


Let's Learn the 50 States Video: Teacher and the Rockboats "Lets Learn the 50 States"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlRdfza8jHI