Part of the Florida Geographic Alliance's collection of lesson plans.

GEOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY

NIKKI BORN

Grade Level: 6-8

Purpose

The purpose of this activity is to help students understand some basic geographical terms that will be used in a geography or social studies class.

Materials

Procedures

  1. The student will construct a dictionary which may be used as a reference later. Using the list of terms provided, the student will create a three-part reference for each term. The example below will explain each part.
  2. The first part of each entry will be the term and its definition. The second part of each entry will be a visual description of the term. A drawing or cut out picture may be used. The third part of each entry will be a geographical location as an example of the term.
                                           SAMPLE
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                     | archipelago-  |                   | Aleutian      |
                     | a group of    |                   | Islands,      |
                     | islands       |                   | Philippines   |
                     |               |                   |               |
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GEOGRAPHICAL TERMS


Part of the Florida Geographic Alliance's collection of lesson plans.