Picture Canada: Learning About Canada’s Physical Regions Through Pictures

Lesson Plan Content
Canada consists of six, unique, physical regions--each with its own geography, economy, history, and culture. Learning about these regions will give students a better appreciation of our neighbor to the north.In this lesson, students will learn about the six physical regions of Canada.
Dennis Rees
Grade Range: 
1-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
2: How to use mental maps (a person's internalized picture of a part of Earth's surface) to organize information about people places, and environments
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
5: That people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
15: How physical systems affect human systems
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future