Geography Awareness Week
November 19-23rd is Geography Awareness week, sponsored by National Geographic Education Programs, it encourages the awareness of our global interconnectedness. This site offers teacher guides and printables to assist with the students' exploration mission. The extensive booklet has some really great activities, exploring your neighborhood or community from different points of view, cartography, calculating global footprint, smelly-vision, story telling, etc. The 53 page booklet is kid friendly, humorous and fun!
Link to teachers site here
Link to Mission booklet here
If you're looking for some additional computer learning activities for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, Scholastic has a multimedia Thanksgiving resource center. The site includes three Virtual tours of Plimouth plantation and teacher guides and printables for grades K-8 with several activity ideas per grade for "reading comprehension, creative writing, sequencing, and analytical and researching skills".
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