Source: Free Technology for Teachers: Three Ways for Students to Compare the Sizes of Countries and States
Title: Comparative Adjectives Subject: ELL/Geography/Continents By: Jeff Yacuk, ELL Teacher, High Desert and Sky View Middle Schools Grade Level: Grades 6-8 Learning Goal: Students will identify 7 continents and be able to distinguish differences between them using newly introduced “describing words” Continue reading Comparative Adjectives
Oregon gov investigation Title: Oregon Government Investigation Subject: Social Studies & Writing – Oregon’s Government Grade Level: Fourth Grade Learning Goal: Students will collaborate, discuss, investigate, research and learn about Oregon’s state government.
For social studies last week my students made digital riddles on important places in Oregon. I made a list of those places (although the kids could have, but it would have added a day to our project). The students worked Continue reading Oregon Geography Riddles
My students are just starting to learn about Oregon and its regions. To get them fired up about Oregon and all the things that are special about it, I created a Kidspiration they needed to fill out.
I do a unit every year where students create a mental map of the world in their head. Part of the process of doing this is experiencing the world map in many different forms, from drawing it on white boards Continue reading Virtual Map of the World