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Course Introduction
What Is Geography?








"All About Me" Bag Activity
"All About Me" Bag Activity



The Five Themes of Geography

Thanks to www.OwlTeacher.com and Houghton www.EduPlace.com

Watch the Five Themes of Geography Videos


Unit 1 Vocabulary


Unit 1 Introductory PowerPoint Show


Unit 1 Student Notes PowerPoint


Five Themes Notes


Five Themes Project Guidelines


Five Themes Project Worksheet


World Map with Latitude & Longitude Lines


Blank World Map



Map Basics

Thanks to www.OwlTeacher.com and www.PagesbyDesign.net

Watch the Longitude and Latitude Videos


How to Play Hangman (Use your vocabulary terms)


Latitude & Longitude Atlas Activity


Exactly North Activity


Imaginary Nation Activity


Unit 1 Study Guide


Unit 1 Terms Crossword Puzzle (Blue/Red version)


Unit 1 Terms Crossword Puzzle (Green version)



Longitude, Time, and Seasons

Thanks to Mr. Mike Dowling for use of his resources!

Aristotle's Conclusion


Mr. Dowling Reads Aristotle's Conclusion


Aristotle PowerPoint


Copernicus and the Heliocentric Universe


Mr. Dowling Reads Copernicus and the Heliocentric Universe


Longitude and Latitude


Mr. Dowling Reads Longitude and Latitude


Latitude and Longitude PowerPoint


The Fourth Dimension


Mr. Dowling Reads The Fourth Dimension


The Fourth Dimension PowerPoint


Seasons


Mr. Dowling Reads Seasons


Watch the Four Seasons Videos


Time


Mr. Dowling Reads Time
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Daylight Saving Time


Mr. Dowling Reads 'Daylight Saving Time'


Measuring Time


Mr. Dowling Reads 'Measuring Time'


Years


Mr. Dowling reads 'Years'


Map Projections


Mr. Dowling Reads 'Map Projections'


Map Projections PowerPoint


World Map


Axial Tilt is the Reason for the Seasons

What Causes Seasons? Videos


Learn About The Autumnal Equinox

http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/everything-you-need-to-know-september-equinox

http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/autumnal-equinox.html


Forces That Shape the Earth

Forces Shaping the Earth Vocabulary


Plate Tectonics Guided Reading


Plate Tectonics Videos & Songs

Watch these videos to learn and review

Forces Shaping Landforms Guided Reading


Changing Earth's Surface Guided Reading


What Is It - Weathering, Erosion, or Deposition? Activity




Weathering, Erosion, & Deposition Videos

Watch these videos to learn and review


Winter Solstice - December Holiday Season

During the Holiday Season Sixth-Grade students concentrated on

The Free Rice Game

to help feed the wars and natural disasters around the world.
See the article in the Bedford Gazette, Dec. 24, 2013, p.7

Do the Daily Clicks to Help Make the World a Better Place!



Limited Time Offer!

Students have the opportunity to earn extra credit over the Holidays.

Mr. Lewis' Holiday Bonus!

Mr. Lewis' Cool Stuff Page




The Continent of North America

The North America Unit is so large that it needs its own page.

Follow this link to our North America page.

Activities, Assignments, and Videos.





United States of America Unit

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READ Chapter 4, Sections 1, 2, and 3 on the United States

in The World and Its People

WRITE Definitions of all terms in light blue (in the text)

VIEW the United States Videos Before the Test!
The United States of America Videos - Watch them!

United States Vocabulary Activity



United States Map Activity #1


U.S. Map #1 (Political)



United States Map Activity #2


U.S. Map #2 (Physical)



United States Map Activity #3


U.S. Map #3 (Regional)



United States Map Activity #4



USA Map and Graph Skills Activity, p.1


USA Map and Graph Skills Activity, p.2

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USA Guided Reading #1


USA Guided Reading #2


USA Guided Reading #3


Map of Major Ethnic Regions



USA Critical Thinking Skills Activity p.1


USA Critical Thinking Skills Activity p.2



USA Enrichment Activity



USA Ch.4 Reading Essentials and Study Guide
Section 1


Section 2


Section 3




Canada

READ Chapter 5, Sections 1 & 2 in The World and Its People

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WRITE Definitions of all terms in light blue (in the text)

REVIEW the Canada Videos Before the Test!


Canada Vocabulary Activity


Instructions for Map Activities (for parents/tutors)



Map Activity #1


Map #1



Map Activity #2


Map #2



Guided Reading #1



Map Activity #3


Map #3




Map Activity #4


Map #4



Guided Reading #2



Map-Graph Activity, page 1


Map-Graph Activity, page 2



Chapter Skills Review


Re-Teaching Activity


Take-Home Review page 1


Take-Home Review page 2



United States and Canada Unit Study Guide




Countries of North America

Watch the Videos on Central America and the Caribbean

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Country Study PowerPoint Project

PowerPoint Project Guidelines - 200 points

List of Countries to Choose From

Where to Start Your Research

PowerPoint Rubric

Presentation Rubric


Alternative Research Paper Guidelines

Rubric for Written Compositions



Mexico Unit

Watch the Mexico Videos
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Physical Map of Mexico


¿Porqué los Cinco de Mayo?


Vocabulary Activity


Mexico Guided Reading #1


Physical Map of Mexico


Political Map of Mexico


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Mexico Map Activity #1


Mexico Guided Reading #2


Mexico Guided Reading #3


Mexico Video Activity


Critical Thinking Activity


Mexico Terms Crossword



Pennsylvania Unit

Watch the Pennsylvania Videos

Readings:

http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/us/pennsylvania.html


The Story of Pennsylvania (Lessons)




Pennsylvania County Selection Map, US Census Bureau

County Map of Pennsylvania

Bedford County Map and Facts

Pennsylvania County Map & Info

Pennsylvania County Map

Pennsylvania County Information

PA County Websites



Pennsylvania Fact Sheet


Pennsylvania Symbols


Pennsylvania History Guided Reading
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Pennsylvania Facts & Symbols Guided Reading


Pennsylvania Economy Guided Reading


PA Physical Geography Guided Reading


Pennsylvania Flag Activity


Maps of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Map Practice Quiz

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Elevations Regions of Pennsylvania


Tourism Regions of Pennsylvania


PA Counties Map


Pennsylvania Map with Counties & Rivers



PA Puzzle Activities

Pennsylvania Word Search Puzzle


Pennsylvania Facts Crossword Puzzle


Pennsylvania History Word Search Puzzle